Last modified on 2 January 2015, at 21:20

a picture is worth a thousand words

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reportedly first used by Frederick R. Barnard, in Printer's Ink (December, 1921), while commenting that graphics can tell a story as effectively as a large amount of descriptive text.[1]

Alternative formsEdit

ProverbEdit

a picture is worth a thousand words

  1. A visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Origin of "a picture is worth a thousand words" at www.phrases.org.uk