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
Practice to use as puzzles or riddles jokes originated in XV century France. Originally called rebus special kind of farce performances containing libels that clowns in Picardy amused people annually during the carnival. In allegorical form comedians ridiculed the vices and weaknesses of the mighty. Their performances authors gave the Latin name "De rebus quae geruntur", ie " One Day " (literally " on the cases which are being done " ).