Hobo is a sans serif typeface its unique in having virtually no straight lines and no descenders. It was issued by American Type Founders in 1910. Hobo possesses uniquely organic and art nouveau-style features. Its name came from a story stating that it was sketched in the early 1900s, sent to the foundry nameless, and progressed so little for so long, that it was called "that old hobo". Hobo, originally called Adface, was patented in 1915.