April 5th, 2018

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Lies They Teach in School: Exposing the Myths Behind 250 Commonly Believed Fallacies

Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2012
As a matter of fact, using a thumbs-up as a sign of approbation is a twentieth-century interpretation, totally opposite to its meaning in ancient Rome. When judging a gladiator, thumbs-up originally meant “send him to the gods”—that is, kill him. Thumbs-down signified dropping the sword—that is, let him live.
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