Re: Some Photos From a Snowy Day in DC
Originally Posted by registerthis
That's *technically* true, but in reality I believe only a third or so of the statues in DC actually conform to this. Most of it is done for artistic purposes.
The rule is supposed to be, I believe:
Horse has two legs in the air = rider died in battle
Horse has one leg in the air = rider died from wounds suffered in battle
Horse has all legs on the ground = rider died of natural causes, or otherwise from something not related to the battle
Here's what snopes has to say on the matter.
Burn down the disco. Hang the blessed DJ. Because the music that he constantly plays, it says nothing to me about my life.