Wingdings

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Credits

Designer(s)
Charles Bigelow, Kris Holmes
Foundry(ies)
Bigelow and Holmes , Microsoft
Release Year
1990
Country of Origin
United States
Classification
Non-alphanumeric, Dingbats
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
Microsoft
Tags
arrows, controversy, dingbat, glyphs, pictorial, stars, symbols

Background

Wingdings is a post-modern DOOMSDAY font. It’s prophetic tendencies are hard to ignore: typing out the word “MILLENNIUM” in Wingdings produces a series of bombs, frownie faces, skulls, crosses, and hands grasping for help.

This is more than a “spooky coincidence”. Just because the Millennial doomsayers were disappointed in 2000 when no rain of hell stormed upon us, there are many more millenia to prove this prophecy TRUE!

There is also a Wingdings 2 and Wingdings 3 but like most sequels, they were vastly inferior to the original.

If you type “NYC” in Wingdings it gives you a special-coded-anti-semitic message!

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