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Friday Funny: A Font Made From the Maps of Congressional Districts

Meet the Ugly Gerry font.
November 22, 2019, 5am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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We missed this back in August, but it's too good pass up even now, as election fever heats up toward the Democratic primary and all the folks on Capitol Hill lose their minds over impeachment.

Kathryn Krawczyk reported of the existence of a font called Ugly Gerry, made by an anonymous mastermind to call out Congress for its failure of the standards of one person one vote. A website and a Twitter exit to promote the use of the font. The creator of the font "did blatantly call out the congressmembers representing those districts in tweets of each letter," according to Krawczyk.

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Published on Thursday, August 1, 2019 in The Week
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