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Mind-Blowing Origins Of Everyday Symbols

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No, the peace sign is not a bird foot.

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Bluetooth Symbol / Pixabay
http://pixabay.com/en/bluetooth-connection-mobile-phone-468288/

Harald Blåtand (Roskilde Domkirke)/ Wikimedia Commons
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0f/Harald_Bl%C3%A5tand_(Roskilde_Domkirke).JPG

Old map showing Sweden during the period of Great Power 1648-1721. The Homann Map of Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the Baltics, from 1715 / Wikimedia Commons
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Sweden#mediaviewer/File:1730_Homann_Map_of_Scandinavia,_Norway,_Sweden,_Denmark,_Finland_and_the_Baltics_-_Geographicus_-_Scandinavia-homann-1730.jpg

Power Button / Pixabay
http://pixabay.com/en/power-button-computer-start-on-off-304948/

Matrix / Pixabay
http://pixabay.com/en/matrix-communication-software-pc-434035/

USB Symbol / Pixabay
http://pixabay.com/en/usb-drive-flash-storage-memory-27773/

USB Symbol / Wikimedia Commons
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USB_Icon.svg

Neptune Fountain / Wikimedia Commons
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/19/Neptune_fountain02.jpg

Peace Symbol / Pixabay
http://pixabay.com/en/peace-sign-peace-symbol-retro-39484/

Bertrand Russell leads anti-nuclear march in London / Wikimedia Commons
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_for_Nuclear_Disarmament#mediaviewer/File:Bertrand_Russell_leads_anti-nuclear_march_in_London,_Feb_1961.jpg

Semphore Flag Pictures by Denelson83 / Wikimedia Commons
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Semaphore_Delta.svg

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SOURCES

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/why-is-bluetooth-called-bluetooth-hint-vikings-16270647/?no-ist
http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1269737
http://www.folklore.org/StoryView.py?story=Swedish_Campground.txt
http://www.wired.com/2010/08/computer-symbols-history/all/
http://www.wired.com/2010/08/computer-symbols-history/all/
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/409327/Neptune
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7292252.stm

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