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I've discovered a new way to draw circles so that I can easily make semicircles and quarter-circles. To test it out I made this font, named after the great circles we've imagined on the Earth.

I even know how to draw a perfect circle with an Etch-a-Sketch. Just move each knob in a perfect sine wave. (I said I knew how; I never said it wouldn't be a pain in the butt.)

Created when the National Puzzler's League's editor complained that he couldn't find a rune font that matched our standard dictionary's version. Sure, it came a little late (The editorship had changed before I made Norse Code), but these things take time. Write a letter home to Mother in this. You know you want to.

A Bauhausey kind of font that's really just a modified version of Meridiana. You can see a resemblance, I'm sure, but this font is actually monospaced. Why OneSlot? Because I looked up "simple" in my English-German dictionary (German, because this is a Bauhausey kind of font) and the translation seems to be "einfach". "Ein" is one, so I looked up "Fach" and it means, among other things, a pigeonhole. OnePigeonhole is kinda long, so I changed it a bit. Just like I did to Meridiana.

Lots to explain here. First, this is the non-monospaced version of OneSlot above. Second, in keeping with the German theme, "Anderthalb" is a German word, and is pronounced approximately like "AHN-dairt-hahlp". That's "th" as in "hothead", not as in "thud". Third, anderthalb means, get this, one and a half. It's fitting because this font is mono-and-a-half-space. The size of a block has been reduced to half of what it was in OneSlot, and then letters were allowed to take up one, two or three blocks, instead of forcing them all to be the same size. Just like those paper towels.

I saw a magazine article about a designer who made a font that had many joined pairs of letters, and wondered how he made it work. This probably isn't how, but enjoy the result of the experiment.

More adventures in roundness. Judging from my site, you'd never guess that I have a small thing for circles. This is definitely more of a titling font.

Hee-hee. Shi-i-i-iny. The x-height for the lower case letters is the same as the height of most of the capitals.

Silver Dollar on a diet. If you follow only the inside curves of Silver Dollar and trim away the rest, this is what you get.

Graphics (c) 2002, Darren Rigby.
If I had twenty nickels for every dollar I made. . . .