Google Nerds Love April Fool’s Day: Font Jokes for Everyone!


Go to Google and search for “Helvetica,” the respectable font. The joke is that the results come up in “Comic Sans,” a less respectable font. Get it? This day sucks.

But wait, there’s more! A new Google product, in “beta,” like every year prior. This time it’s Gmail Motion:

Also, on YouTube it’s the year 1911.


This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 1, 2011

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