The Egyptians had hieroglyphics - we have a T-shirt
So you’re in the middle of Vietnam and want to know where there’s a nearby telephone booth? You’ve no smartphone here. You came to Southeast Asia to get away from all that connectivity. And now you’re standing there and nobody understands you. Well, you would been better prepared with an amazing T-shirt from ICONSPEAK - only one or two finger points later and you’d have a receiver in hand.
What did they do?
Same as everyone else; used hands and feet to communicate. It spawned an idea: print the most understandable symbols on a shirt to create the most universal dictionary in the world.
Of course, it’s possible to combine the various icons on the T-shirt and you can even formulate complete sentences. Who knows, maybe you can even flirt with a cute local down on the Copacabana, who might otherwise find your clumsy stammer rather unsexy.
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