Typographic Countdown — 19 Days Left ’til 2012

M seems to have started out as a jagged line representing water. The Phoenicians may (again) have to credit the Egyptians for having a similar glyph, though in this case the two did not share the same sound.

Skolar by David Brezina forces a bit of white into the counters of its M by splaying its stems and cutting traps into the spots most prone to filling in.

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