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11.17.03 - 5:10 p.m.

For some time now I've been seeing weird characters from non-English character sets (e.g. traditional Chinese) show up randomly in webpages I visit. For example,


shows up as


What's up with this? It's super annoying.

UPDATE: weird, at home both of those show up as two characters... fiancé and fianc. I was grabbing that example from jwinokur's latest dland entry, which shows up fine in my home browser. WHAT THE HELL?

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