A rebus puzzle, consisting of images of objects (drawings in combination with other compositions and alphabetic characters),
congruent with the words, parts of words or phrase. The word "rebus" comes from the Latin res
(thing) and denotes representation of names, words and phrases by a images, figures,
composition of letters, etc. This word came from the Latin phrase "Non verbis sed rebus",
which means "Without words, but with the help of things".
Rebus Number One
Welcome to the new Rebus project:
The History of Rebus
Each of us certainly met with rebuses in everyday life. Undoubtedly, the most famous and popular puzzle looks like this : i ♥ u (pronounced "I Love You"). Thus, in the modern sense , is a rebus puzzle , consisting of images of objects (drawings in combination with other compositions and alphabetic characters), congruent with the words or parts of words. Several puzzles can be combined into a single picture or in a sequence of patterns in order to create a phrase or sentence. In the literature for the preparation of proposals Rebus used letters, numbers , musical notes , or specially arranged words. Puzzles can transmit direct meaning of the words , mainly to inform or instruct the illiterate people , either intentionally obscure their meaning to inform only the initiated. However, most often used as a rebus puzzles and entertainment.