Apple event font triggers Comic Sans haters

CNET | 10/30/2018 | Amanda Kooser
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Comic Sans sits alone atop the throne, reigning supreme over the list of the most reviled fonts in history. Even Papyrus is nothing but a pretender. But it seems Apple would like to stake a claim with the use of a puzzling font during Tuesday's introduction of new MacBooks and iPads.

The font appeared in jarring fashion.

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The font reared its ugly head during the iPad Pro part of the presentation, where it was used to point out features including a proximity sensor and an infrared camera. Twitter took note.

"What is this font? Why did Apple put it here? Whimsy? Informality? Shocking!" CNET's Stephen Shankland wrote. His theory is that Apple may have chosen the font as a handwriting-style nod to the Apple Pencil.

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We usually take fonts for granted, but they can inspire deep feelings, particularly when it comes to the overused Comic Sans. Apple's font edges dangerously close to Comic Sans territory. Twitter user Richard Major even called it "fancy Comic Sans."

There seems to be some confusion as to...
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