Pictoral A-Z On The Dark Side Of Life

By: Cowbag - Published: Apr 20, 2009   Updated: Mar 30 2011 • References: myfirstdictionary.blogspot & cakeheadlovesevil
This rather brilliantly depressing dictionary is the order of the day for a Monday morning. Working on the principle of a normal cheery dictionary, this clearly has a much darker under current making it much more enjoyable and much more true to life than the more traditional "a is for apple" style.

Knit is my personal favourite…

Implications - Creatives often subvert traditional iconography to make a societal or political statement. In this example, the artist used a graphic dictionary similar to the ones young children read in primary school. By infusing witty, incisive social commentary into innocent, childlike illustrations, the artist achieves a jarring juxtaposition that forces readers to pay close attention. Stats for Depressing Dictionaries Trending: Older & Chilly
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