As I was standing in line…..


….. at the Pharmacy, a fellow next to me noticed my t-shirt.  Today I am
wearing my black “Peace Sign” shirt.  He proceeded to volunteer what my shirt
meant.  I countered by telling him what it actually means, or at least what
I have been told.

According to what I have heard, the symbol was invented by  British “Queen” Scout (the
UK version of our “Eagle” Scout)  Gerald Holtom for the British Nuclear Disarmament
movement, circa 1958. The symbol utilizes the semaphore codes for the letters “N” and “D”
combined together:

So, the idea that it’s the Devil’s footprint or other scary stuff is really absurd