2 Comments on “Pirate identity”
one of the most democratic, widely available and freely licensed fonts in the world
It’s certainly true that Arial is very widely available. It’s not free, though, neither in the meaning of gratis nor of libre. Arial may come bundled with many operating systems and software packages at no extra charge. In many cases, though, a small fraction of the price one pays for the software goes to Monotype, the licensor of Arial. If you need a license that goes beyond basic desktop use, Arial can be more expensive than many other fonts. For example, embedding Arial in two apps will bring you in the four digits. And that’s for a single weight of the Standard (non-Pro) version, per year.
the stretching is kinda yuck, but I’m guessin that’s 'normcore’?