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Did You Know Canada Made A Special Edition Coin In Comic Sans?

WHY, CANADA. WHY.

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Canada is a lot of things: Diverse, cold, cultured, spirited, and a truly, provably ridiculous part of the world.

The rest of this post may as well remain in caps lock BECAUSE WE'VE UNCOVERED A PART OF CANADIAN HISTORY THAT IS ALMOST TOO SHAMEFUL TO SHARE.

But it's also our honourable and honest duties as Canadians to be transparent. It's given us quite a complex.

So the revelation begins in a 2010 New Yorker feature about the low-brow and "egregious" quality of the Comic Sans font.

Sounds aboat right. We concur. Go on.
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Sounds aboat right. We concur. Go on.

It's pretty standard and agreeable stuff, alluding to all the ways the font's been used, like in church fliers and email signatures, and how Canada printed currency with it, and — wait, what.

[Pause]. Yes. In 2004, the Canadian mint released a 25-cent coin "which featured a goofy-looking caribou" and imprinted text in Comic Sans.

COMIC SANS.

OH MY GOD.

THIS IS WHAT OUR ENEMIES WILL USE AGAINST US ONE DAY.