16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference

All it takes is bad letter spacing to cause some serious confusion (and laughter). The businesses and individuals pictured below were caught with poorly spaced letters resulting in some unintentionally risqué signs and messages.

The next time you’re creating a sign for the public to read make sure you take into consideration letter spacing and font, all it takes is a few millimeters to transform a completely normal statement into something that makes jaws drop.

In the world of metal printing there are distinct types of letter spacing available, including manual, automatic or no kerning. Without any kerning (automatic spacing) it can appear that there are spaces between letters when there really aren’t; automatic kerning tends to produce mixed results. And when it comes to handwriting, writer-discretion advised… especially if you work at Starbucks and write people’s names on cups (see #3)!

1. Even Walmart Gets Kerning All Wrong From Time To Time

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Even Walmart Gets Kerning All Wrong From Time To Time
therespectrum

2. When Poor Spacing Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - When Poor Spacing Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong
Unknown

3. Sorry Clint, The Barista Gave You A New Name Today

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Sorry Clint, The Barista Gave You A New Name Today
Unknown

4. Want To Head Over To Massage The Rapist?

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Want To Head Over To Massage The Rapist?
EGoatMan

5. Not Again!

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Not Again!
imgur

6. Dear Bull Titan US, Your Logo Needs Help ASAP

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Dear Bull Titan US, Your Logo Needs Help ASAP
imgur

7. Dick Lovers Or Click Lovers?

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Dick Lovers Or Click Lovers?
EGoatMan

8. Spacing Would Be Helpful Here

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Spacing Would Be Helpful Here
imgur

9. “My Aunt In The Philippines Made A Nice Birthday Cake For My Relative Curt“

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - “My Aunt In The Philippines Made A Nice Birthday Cake For My Relative Curt“
applebottomgenes

10. This Math Teacher Learned The Importance Of Kerning Before The Final

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - This Math Teacher Learned The Importance Of Kerning Before The Final
tallforahobbit

11. The Worst Tart You Could Ever Eat

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - The Worst Tart You Could Ever Eat
Bunuvasitch

12. Okay… What Am I Really Buying Here?

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Okay… What Am I Really Buying Here?
mtstradling

13. Wonder What They Sell At “Megaflicks”

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Wonder What They Sell At “Megaflicks”
Jeff Miller

14. There’s A Reason This Ended Up At Big Lots And It Has To Do With Font

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - There’s A Reason This Ended Up At Big Lots And It Has To Do With Font
Pterodactyl418

15. The Simple Word “Click” Seems To Cause A LOT Of Issues

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - The Simple Word “Click” Seems To Cause A LOT Of Issues
Kerncerned

16. Seriously… Who Approved This Without Laughing?

16 Times Bad Letter Spacing Made All The Difference - Seriously… Who Approved This Without Laughing?
Andrew Szypulski

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