An incorrect space - or the lack of an appropriate one - between words and letters can make or break even the most eloquent of texts. Sometimes it happens because of human error. Other times it's down to the "kerning" settings on your computer. Kerning is the process of spacing, and some computer typefaces do this automatically while others don't do it at all.


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Spaces might technically be invisible, but their power is no less great because of this. And there's no better way to demonstrate their power than with this hilarious list of spacing fails. Compiled by Bored Panda, the pictures below will hopefully remind you of how damaging - and how funny - incorrect spacing can be. Don't forget to vote for the best!

#1 Something Might Be Off About The Kerning

Something Might Be Off About The Kerning

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Amanda Panda 3 weeks ago

A must read for the guys who send you unwanted d*ck pics via text

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#2 It Was My Cousin Clint's Birthday, And His Mother-in-law Reminds Us All About The Importance Of Kerning.

It Was My Cousin Clint's Birthday, And His Mother-in-law Reminds Us All About The Importance Of Kerning.

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RJazz909 3 weeks ago

Poor kid. Makes you wonder if he's old enough to know what that means. XD

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#3 I'm Sorry, What's Broken?

I'm Sorry, What's Broken?

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Kjorn 3 weeks ago

this one is for the womans

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#4 My Math Teacher Also Taught Us The Importance Of Kerning

My Math Teacher Also Taught Us The Importance Of Kerning

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Kjorn 3 weeks ago

asking my kids: what did you do at school today: kids: tomorrow we will do anal in class

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#5 Another Reminder That Yes, Fonts And Kerning Matter

Another Reminder That Yes, Fonts And Kerning Matter

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ZMDVB 3 weeks ago

The picture doesn't help any!

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#6 Maybe They Should Pick A Different Font Next Time

Maybe They Should Pick A Different Font Next Time

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Amanda Panda 3 weeks ago

9 ladies dancing, 8 maids a milking, 7 swans a swimming, 6 geese a laying ... fiiiiiiive golden rings....

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#7 Think That's What You Call A Typography Fail

Think That's What You Call A Typography Fail

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Amanda Panda 3 weeks ago

And I bet they're brown!

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#8 What Style Of Massage Is This?

What Style Of Massage Is This?

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Vanessa 3 weeks ago

there is clearly a space between THE and RAPIST

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#9 Spacing Is Important

Spacing Is Important

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Kjorn 3 weeks ago

Jenner's kindergarden

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#10 Erm? No Thanks...

Erm? No Thanks...

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ashley ducote 3 weeks ago

Sir, we're going to need bigger dicks.

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#11 A Traditional Barber Shop

A Traditional Barber Shop

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Amanda Panda 3 weeks ago

That's definitely not where you'd want the scissors *blink blink*

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#12 Badly Misspelled Name

Badly Misspelled Name

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Amanda Panda 3 weeks ago

I mean, this is Starbucks, so this is to be expected

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#13 Space Bar, You Had One Job

Space Bar, You Had One Job

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Superluminal1 3 weeks ago

...but my bald penis looks just fine.

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#14 Sign Above The Megaflicks Store

Sign Above The Megaflicks Store

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Roselientje 3 weeks ago

I read megaflicks the first time without reading the sentence above the picture

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#15 Bull Titan Us

Bull Titan Us

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Sarah Silverstone 3 weeks ago

I googled it. It's actually the correct name of a store in China.

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