I guess, if this 1987 LP by the Barron Knights is anything to go by, the Brexit vote wasn’t such a shock after all.
It includes the classic ode to Anglo-French relations, “Stick To Selling Onions (The Chunnel Song)”. Stitch me up nurse, my sides are splitting.
This is a prime example for the stereotypical use of blackletter to reference (Nazi) Germany. It’s also another proof that apparently it’s impossible to let Fette Frakturgounmodified. In this case, the modifications — open bottom counter in ‘B’, shortened tentacle in ‘K’ — are probably accidental, and to be blamed on the production process (involving dry-transfer letters?). The second face is Albertus by German-Jewish designer Berthold Wolpe, who emigrated to England in 1935 and later was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). If that was a conscious choice, my helmet’s off to you, Mr Goodall!