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The Meaning behind the Skull and Crossbones

Skull and Crossbones is a Lasting Symbol The skull and crossbones is one of the most universally known symbols.  It is a symbol of death, it tells you to stay away, in many ways it is a warning.  But where did the symbol start?  How has the meaning changed over all of these years?  Why does it seem that the skull and crossbones is more popular now than it ever has been. Where did the symbol begin?  It is hard to imagine just were such a widely adopted symbol comes from, or who was the first to "design" the symbol.  This is one such symbol.  Skulls and bones have been used for thousands of years.  The Etruscans used skulls and...

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