Reminder: Web Site Dummy Text Can Come Back To Haunt You (With Giant Moths)

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Reminder: Web Site Dummy Text Can Come Back To Haunt You (With Giant Moths)


It’s common practice to fill web sites with dummy text during development, and the temptation to include a few inside jokes can be strong. This screen grab from a Melbourne Metro Trains site prototype reminds us that approach might become a little embarrassing when those jokes become public.

Giant moths picture: marktristan

Actually, I’d be quite sympathetic if I was told the reason for my train being delayed was “giant moths” rather than the usual “incident”. Nonetheless, you’re probably safer sticking with lorem ipsum for your space-filling needs.

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