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ichthys

Greek for ‘fish’; early Christian symbol and mystical charm. See fish. [Christian Symbolism: Brewer Dictionary, 478]
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The first group are obsessed with mere serial numbers, the second group THINK they're funny and the final group would be better off branding themselves with a fish symbol on their forehead so I could recognise them long before they tried to save my sorry soul.
While the purpose of placing the fish symbol on the city seal may not have been to endorse Christianity," Judge Russell Clark says in his July decision, "the effect of the seal is to do so.
It involves volunteers stencilling the yellow fish symbol beside drains as a reminder that any liquid waste entering these drains will go straight into the nearest stream, causing pollution and potentially killing wildlife.
One of the guardian angels that Raymond believes watch over the house; Raymond Castrogiovanni with his Tibetan singing bowl; Pictures: MARTIN BIRCHALL; The living room was completely re-modelled to rid the house of the spirit of a previous owner; The work area, complete with fish symbol and lava lamp for good Feng Shui; The family corner includes photos of Raymond's grown-up children
If you have the other half of today's fish symbol printed on your gamecard, you have won a Ford Focus.
must remove a Christian fish symbol, known as an ichthus, from the city seal because it violates church-state separation.
Bail bondsmen, fire-extinguisher salesmen and others have been allowed to use the Christian fish symbol - ichthys - as a way to attract customers.
Least likely accessories : A tartan travel rug, a fish symbol on the boot, a mother in law.
Exclusive fish symbols indicate days of strongest flows, which often mean optimal fishing.
The service was suitable for all ages and was based around 'signs and symbols' - the cross and fish symbols were explored.
Owners of the small crosses, Qurans, religious verses, swords and fish symbols say that they are displaying their faith for protection or for a blessing.
Participants have been marking drains with yellow fish symbols to raise awareness of the campaign.