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Would sarcastic or satirical intent be better communicated on the InterTubes if we had access to backward-italic sarcastic fonts?
From the Sarcastic Font Manifesto:
For too long e-mails, instant messages, web pages and documents have been unable to fully communicate the subtleties of sarcasm. Text delivered without intonation fail to represent the rare form of language where the intended meaning is the opposite of the written word.
Over the internet we yell at each other with ALL CAPS and emphasize with bold and italics, but where is sarcasm? Where is the nuance, the elegance? We say it is time for a change. It's time for a revolution. It's time for a new font style....
(tip: Daniel Oxenhandler)
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