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Old Sayings Visualized

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on January 16, 2009 3 Comments

This site offers some fun visuals of literal translation of common sayings. Can you guess what they are?

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3 Responses to “Old Sayings Visualized”

  1. Youki on: 17 January 2009 at 5:26 am

    1. The best place to hide if a person is trying to whip you is behind that person. Especially if you’re a horse.

    2. If you’re giving a baby a bath, don’t put the tub on a high surface because the tub may drop and the baby will fall out, possibly causing serious injury.

    3. This picture is based on studies of individual-group space distribution. When in groups, people will rarely evenly distribute themselves, typically causing clumps to appear. Often observed on crowded buses and in traffic jams such as the one shown in this video, courtesy of the Mathematical Society of Traffic Flow in Japan:

    4. Worms are a good source of protein.

    5. Teaching children how to play card games such as poker or blackjack at an early age is shown to help improve mathematical skills and memory function.

    6. Studies show that people tend to live fitter, happier, and more productive lives when they are in the company of others who accept them for who they are.

  2. daveski on: 21 January 2009 at 4:52 am

    Bravo on getting all 6 correct, Youki! Have you ever considered writing fortunes for fortune cookies?

  3. Usree Bhattacharya on: 21 January 2009 at 4:54 am

    Err, he got # 4 wrong….but great job anyway, Youki!

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