Fun Courier fact #1: IBM commissioned the original design of the Courier font for use in the company's typewriters, but IBM failed to lock down the legal rights to keep it exclusive. Because it had no copyrights for the font, most typewriter companies had appropriated the font within a few years.
Fun Courier fact #2: All screenplays are written
in 12-point Courier.
Fun Courier Fact #3: The original name was
Messenger.
Fun Courier Fact #4: All the U.S. military dog
tags are stamped with this font.