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Clint Bagwell Consulting

Price: $1.99
Release Date: November 17, 2009

Words are so overrated, you know? Say it with Signs and Symbols instead! We've compiled a reference for pictograms starting with ancient symbols to contemporary electronic icons. Search an indexed list or browse categories to find an image to display fullscreen (Tap image to hide navigation bar). Flash your screen to communicate in a noisy bar, lookup a symbol's name, or use the app as a visual teaching aid/study guide.

Images included for the following categories:
-Currency Symbols
-Traffic Signs
-International Travel Signs
-Weather Notation
-Flags of the World
-Astronomy Symbols
-Mathematics Symbols
-Electronic Circuit Symbols
-Military Signals
-Consumer Electronics Icons (common images found on auto dashboards, digital cameras, etc.)
-Greek Letters
-Zodiac Signs
-American Sign Language Alphabet and Numbers
-Alchemy Symbols
-Chess Piece Symbols
-American Football Referee Signals
-I Ching Trigrams
-Trail Blazing Signs
-Fabric Care Symbols
-Welding Symbols
-Morse Code Alphabet and Numbers
-Flag Semaphore Alphabet and Numbers
-Baseball Umpire Signals
-Miscellaneous (Religious, Pop Culture Symbols, etc.)

© 2009 Clint Bagwell Consulting


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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 15:34:19 GMT

WCVB Boston

Hate symbols, graffiti found on traffic safety signs in Hopkinton
WCVB Boston
HOPKINTON, Mass. —Hate symbols and other offensive graffiti were found on traffic safety signs in Hopkinton. Police said they responded to a report of a swastika and the word “Jew” painted on a traffic safety sign on North Mill Street Thursday. Police ...
Hopkinton police investigate graffiti, hate symbolsThe Boston Globe

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Sun, 29 May 2016 11:16:23 GMT

National Geographic

Mysterious Markings May Hold Clues to Origin of Writing
National Geographic
In a forthcoming book entitled The First Signs, von Petzinger reports that Ice Age Europeans used just 32 distinct types of geometric symbols over a period of 30,000 years, suggesting that the markings were “meant to transmit information”—an early ...


Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:25:23 GMT

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Ask Geoffrey: Why Are Chicago Street Signs Green and White?
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
In the 1970s, the MUTCD began a national effort to help foreign visitors navigate the United States by adopting a color-coded sign system similar to Europe's. Chicago adopted the white-on-green street signs our viewer laments as part of that effort in ...


Wed, 25 May 2016 13:20:36 GMT

BBC News

Transgender woman wins Condor Ferries toilet sign discrimination case
BBC News
A transgender woman has won her bid to have a ferry firm remove the words "ladies" and "gents" from its toilets. Erin Bisson, from Jersey, launched legal action for discrimination against Condor Ferries after a member of staff told her to use a ...
Ferry firm told to remove 'ladies' and 'gents' loo signs after transgender woman's protestPortsmouth News
'No plans' by States for trans toilet signsJersey Evening Post

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Sat, 04 Jun 2016 15:01:10 GMT

Toronto Star

Exploring the secrets of ice age cave symbols
Toronto Star
Canadian archeologist Genevieve von Petzinger is interested in the geometric signs — abstract symbols such as spirals, asterisks and hands — found with remarkable consistency in caves across Europe. She's assembled a database of more than 5,000 ...

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Sun, 05 Jun 2016 17:11:52 GMT

The Secret Sign Language of 1970's Sawmill Workers were expressed through Gestures?
As unbelievable as it might seem, the workers inside sawmill factories communicated with each other through signs and symbols as late as the 1970s. They were so well versed in the system that one could even tell when a foreman was “f**king around over ...


Fri, 27 May 2016 08:15:01 GMT

Personnel Today

Gender reassignment: trans customer wins toilet sign claim
Personnel Today
A ferry company has updated its toilet door signs to use symbols rather than words and carried out diversity awareness training with staff after a transgender customer successfully claimed gender reassignment discrimination in a Jersey tribunal.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 15:56:42 GMT

West Sussex County Times

Emoji road signs 'easier to understand' for young drivers finds Horsham firm
West Sussex County Times
A shocking 68 per cent were unable to correctly identify the real road sign depicting a pedestrian crossing. Additionally, 80 per cent could not place the sign for 'no vehicles', 60 per cent answered incorrectly when asked what the sign for a ring road ...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 20:02:32 GMT

'Fish' sign in Indus script represents woman: Study
Times of India
Chennai: The 'fish' sign in the Indus script has been the subject of various studies, mostly relating it to the fish itself and its social and cultural implications. A group of scholars from various fields with a passion for the Indus script, has come ...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 20:25:02 GMT

Canadian Underwriter

Young British drivers understand emoji road signs better than real road signs, new poll finds
Canadian Underwriter
For the test, researchers selected 12 real road signs and designed emoji equivalents. Young motorists were then asked to correctly identify the meanings of both the authentic signs and the mock emoji symbols. For seven of the 12 (58% of) signs, the ...
Young drivers 'understand emoji road signs better than real ones'Insurance Business Canada (blog)

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