Last Thursday I wrote about some issues regarding hyphenated NOBs. Now we have NBA rookie Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who was drafted last week by the Hornets and then immediately traded to the Clippers, who yesterday assigned him No. 2 and gave him his first jersey. His NOB — 17 letters plus the hyphen — is . . . → Read More: Behold the Longest NOB in NBA History
That sound you heard in the background yesterday was about half of the civilized world noticing that Saudi Arabia player Salem Al-Dawsari was playing with an upside-down “8” in Saudis’ World Cup opening-round match against Russia. (Rumors that the first person to notice was Uni Watch reader Jason Hillyer’s son, Jameson, who noticed the . . . → Read More: World Cup Off to a Uni-Riffic Start
In case you hadn’t heard, the Seahawks picked linebacker Shaquem Griffin in the fifth round of the NFL draft. That move will reunite him with his twin brother, cornerback Shaquill Griffin, who was drafted by Seattle a year earlier.
When it comes to arched NOBs, there’s radial arching and vertical arching — and then there’s the style shown above. It’s sort of like vertical arching, because the letters aren’t fanned out, but it isn’t true vertical arching, because the letterforms aren’t customized based on their position. . . . → Read More: A New (to me) Form of NOB Arching