Gerhard Kordmann wrote:
> If it is London Underground for England, it's DIN Mittelschrift
> for Germany. There is hardly anything you read more often than
> road signs, and the font name alone is as German as it gets...
Combined with Barry's astute nomination of Interstate for
the US, this paints a telling picture: the representative
font for a given western country is the one seen most
by people commuting to their dreary jobs...