Signs and symbols

January 1996
World Almanac for Kids;1996, p190
Reference Entry
Shows numerous signs that utilize symbols to convey their messages. Telephone; Gasoline; Airport; Picnic Area; Poison; Ampersand; Copyright; Several road signs; Others; Some useful symbols.


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