Have you ever wondered why the Wingdings font exists? I have! I mean, why would anyone want to write in a series of weird, random symbols? It produces lines of text that are composed of things like boxes, circles, arrows, and mailboxes. Who could possibly understand a message like that? What’s the point?

Well, thanks to an informative Vox video, I now have my answer! Watch the video below if you’d like to learn all about how this mysterious font came into existence.