From: stunned (email@example.com)
Date: Sat 26 Feb 2005 - 21:19:41 GMT
My favorite meme has got to be the fish symbol. This is because the fish
started off being a purely Christian symbol - a way for Christians to
identify themselves to each other through the phone book (and therefore
keep business "in the family") without being overtly obvious about it.
Then the symbol was hijacked by evolutionists, in the form of the Darwin
fish as well as other "gestalts" such as the linux fish (has a shark's
fin on it ).
I saw a new one yesterday which prompted me to write this - the Gefilte
fish - just a normal fish with Gefilte written inside it - obviously for
those with a jewish interest....
You can also get "alien", "pagan", "buddhist", (though why a buddhist
would want such an ego-tag on their car is beyond me - i think the fish
designers kinda missed the point there) and "satan" fish - which is
supposed to look like it's on fire - but actually just looks like it
needs a shave.
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