I know my typography, but who doesn’t love a fun shortcut? I use the iPhone app what the font for funky faces that I don’t have many occasions to use. I like instant gratification. For this post I tried identifying the font used for the Pink’s Hot Dogs sign in Hollywood. My search yielded 46 results; 2 of which were pretty close. However, the closest font specs site that it was created in 2008 which eliminates it from being the font used for this sign. Pink’s started selling hot dogs in 1939 near the corner of Melrose and La Brea in Hollywood. The sign looks like it was created in the 70s. Not a perfect solution but fun just the same.

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