July 17, 2008
Great #$!@!’in Type
- What the %@^! does one call those "random non-alphabet characters to indicate cursing?" Answer: Grawlix. (Bonus cutting aside: "Is that the sound of a designer waiting for Adobe Updater to complete?" Oh, from the top rope!) [Via]
- On Flickr, user "el estratografico" collects "retronomatopeya"–classic sound effects in cartoons.
- Batman may have gone all modern & hardcore, but "Las onomatopeyas o Batsigns" showcases the sound-effect renderings of his classic, corny past. [Via Rob Corell]