Monthly Archives: April 2011

Gupta — 400 AD, India

Gupta was an immediate descendant of Brahmi, used in Northern India from about 400-800 AD, and the forerunner of many important scripts of Northern India and the Himalaya. The Gupta empire was very powerful and important.  “Gupta” is still a … Continue reading

Posted in Abugida, Rating: 1 "Dull, only here for completeness" | 5 Comments

Gibberish font — ~2000 AD, USA

There is a highly entertaining site “Hanzismatter” which is dedicated to helping people figure out just what exactly that tattoo they got really says in Chinese or Japanese. The authors of that site were somewhat puzzled by the number of … Continue reading

Posted in Rating: 4 "Huh, interesting!", stupid | 2 Comments