20 Widely Used (And Widely Misunderstood) Symbols

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They say those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. We like to say, "Those who forget history will probably end up appropriating a symbol to represent their cause whose connotation probably meant the exact opposite." Or something like that.

Anyway, here's pictures of all those words you just read.

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Mistletoe makes people feel romantic. It should make them nervous. Mistletoe is actually the product of two traditions. In the first, the Viking god B

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A lot of people think this is the Confederate flag. It isn't, and never was. For the first two years of the Civil War, the Confederate army marched un

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Every rocker knows about the devil horns sign. It's actually for protection. The devil horns hand gesture was first associated with metal music by Ron

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You might think an inverted cross iS satanic. But it's the symbol of the first Pope. When St. Peter was martyred by crucifixion, he was said to have r

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