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Photographer's Note

Body language and gestures have a very important cultural meaning. In Mediterranean countries, including Portugal, the sign of the horns is a very strong sexual insult: the cuckold. It means that the offended macho latino is suffering the infidelity of his partner, the worst of the attacks on his honor.
The careless use of the symbol may lead to end the political career of a minister, as we saw yesterday: [BBC], [El Pais], [O Globo], [JN], [RTP].
This shot shows the graffiti version, protesting against Saddam and Bush. The translation is: Saddam is [cuckold]. Bush is not better. It means that they are as bad as a cuckold without honor. The Portuguese language used here it's ungrammatical in a humoristic way.
This in Foros de Amora train station, in Cruz de Pau, municipality of Seixal: 38.6213384, -9.1283405.

Texto tamb幦 em portugu瘰.

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