Archive | May 15, 2012

“Part 2” – Icon’s of a City…Amsterdam

icon |ˈīˌkän  noun a painting of Jesus Christ or another holy figure, typically in atraditional style on wood, venerated and used as an aid to devotion in the Byzantine and other Eastern Churches. • A person or thing regarded as a representative symbol of something: this iron-jawed icon of American manhood. • Computing a symbol or graphic representation on a video display terminal of a program, option, or window, esp. one of several forselection. • Linguistics a sign whose form directly reflects the thing it signifies, for example, the word snarl pronounced in a snarling way.ORIGIN mid 16th cent. (in the sense [simile] ): […]

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