Knowledge of language is at the heart of every craft and profession. It is especially important in graphic design. Sometimes, a designer that is well-versed in languages and words will always bring out design ideas that are a wonder to look at. However, most often than not, we encounter really embarrassing designs that must have required an edit to save them from being a spotlight of shame and ridicule.
We brought you 35 design ideas that went really bad. Some of them are the result of a lack of language-related knowledge and others are just downright mishaps. Browse through them and let us know what you think.
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Probably one of the first words we get to learn as second language learners are swear words. Knowledge of these words comes in handy when you want to know if someone is saying something objectionable to you. But have you ever wondered what swear words would be like in sign language? Like spoken languages, there are several sign languages that roam the world today. American Sign Language (ASL) remain the most popular signed language and it’s going to be used as a reference in this article.
Demonstrating swear words in sign language, Cut decided to give you an insight into ASL swear words. Browse through them and let us know what you think.
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The Japanese language and culture are fascinating. One great invention that Japan has brought to the world and touches pretty much everyone is anime. Chances are you are an anime fan or you’ve at least had an encouter with a japanese anime once. Down below are some of the most popular japanese words used in anime that you might have actually heard before and that you might wanna use to impress your Japanese friends.
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Language is kinda tricky, you exchange two letters and you get a completely different word. So you gotta be careful what letters and sounds you put in. “Urined” and “ruined” have the same letters after all, but what matters is the order they come in. The examples down below are a bit different, though. People had no idea how to spell words so they used similar-sounding words and phrases and the results are very funny. Scroll through them and let us know which ones you loved the most.
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What kids can do with language is fascinating and sometimes just downright hilarious. And we’ve seen this in several blog posts before, like these children’s hilariously inappropriate spelling mistakes. Sometimes, however, some kids turn up really genius words that it’s hard to believe they’re coming from a kid. The examples below show how kids talk about things they didn’t know the word for. They show how genius kids can be. Browse through them and let us know what you think.
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A term of endearment is a phrase that people use to address someone they have affectionate feelings for. You sure can address your significant other by their name, but depending on the mood or what your significant other is up to you want to make them feel special by calling them with terms that capture your feelings for them. Endearment terms from other languages and cultures are fascinating. Sky Park Secure illustrated some of these terms in beautiful pictures. We have combined them here for you to browse through. Have a good read.
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Because science is all about announcing big facts and discoveries, curing serious diseases, and unraveling the eternal mysteries of the universe, we usually associate it with seriousness and boredom. We think that science and humor don’t get well together. Well, that’s not actually the case. Science is about everything, and humor is part and parcel of the science package.
We have always believed that the best jokes are the ones that combine both language and science. A play of words that stems from science facts always yields creatively funny science jokes. It’s the likes of these jokes and puns that we have listed below. There are 25 of them. Scroll through them and let us know what you think.
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Like the universe, language is in a constant state of change and evolution. That’s how old and dying languages fuse into new languages. Language evolves whether we like it or not. Also, a certain language never comes with a close-ended number of words. Throughout its life span, it gains words and features that are incredibly useful but down the road, it also loses equally important features. Below you will find 20 awesome English words that have long been forgotten which we should bring back to daily use.
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It’s hard to make humor without language. You gotta be exceptionally talented to make people laugh let alone doing that without the use of words. There is a particular kind of humor that appeals to people like you and me, and that’s the one that involves language and wordplay, aka puns.
Puns come in different kinds. And we have published many articles previously about them. The puns we have here today are different, though. They are hidden and kinda subtle, only visible to those who are extremely clever. We first present the puns with no explanation, try to guess them first then see how you did by scrolling to their explanations down the page.
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We talked a lot about the importance of punctuation before and we have seen how confusing life would be without proper punctuation. After all proper punctuation is the difference between knowing your shit and knowing you’re shit. Also, a little punctuation could save our grandmother in the following example: “Let’s eat grandma” and “let’s eat, grandma.” A punctuation element that can also make a great difference is proper spacing, aka kerning.
Here are 20 hilarious examples that show why adjusting the spaces between letters is of crucial importance not only in graphic and logo design but also in everyday handwriting.
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