Just because they come pre-installed in your computer, doesn't mean they are okay to ever be used. So, where does this font prejudice originate among designers? It could be that the hatred of these fonts grew from overuse with the whole familiarity breeds contempt mumbo jumbo. Maybe it's determined on a case-by-case basis. Unfortunately, there is no science or mathematical equation to determine a terrible font; if there were, every one of these would be extinct.
In a list of what could have easily been 100, I've narrowed it down to 5 fonts that are complete garbage, use at your own risk.
If you aren't writing a story about a unicorn, then don't use it.
This font makes my eyes bleed.
You will never watch the movie Avatar the same way again.
The bastardized version of a vintage font.
The national font of bad tattoos everywhere.
Sorry fonts-it's nothing personal.
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