Two years to the opening, the pictograms of the Be…

Two years to the opening, the pictograms of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games are out. I liked them more of those of Athens 2004 and Sydney 2000, but not much more than the ones used in Atlanta 1996.

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3 thoughts on “Two years to the opening, the pictograms of the Be…

  1. Actually, Sidi Mansur, they are intentionally similar to the Chinese way of writing – the Chinese character for big, enormous, important (Cantonese pronunciation: Taai) is exactly that glyph, minus the bow and arrow, of course.

    Three strokes, originally in cursive script, representing a human with legs apart, arms spread out. As one would have when telling someone else about the fish that got away: ‘the fish was THIIIIS big!’.

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