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Who uses πŸ™ˆ, πŸ™‰, πŸ™Š Three Wise Monkey emoji?

 Not OTIS or PUCK..


"So where is the 4th MONKEY?" asks three flying pigs


The monkey, Shizaru, symbolized "do no evil," and was shown either crossing his arms or covering his genitals. The Hindu interpretation of the fourth monkey was more along the lines of "don't flaunt your happiness" than "don't do evil things.". 

The ancient Japanese proverb “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” was popularized in the 17th century as a pictorial Shinto maxim, carved in the famous Tōshō-gΕ« Shinto shrine in Nikkō, Japan.

Three Wise Monkeys illustrated the idea of protecting one’s self from unsavory or challenging behavior, thought, or language. The saying embraces a Buddhist tenet of not dwelling on evil thoughts, though in Western cultures, the adage is colored with the idea of pretending to be ignorant or choosing to look the other way, and it implies some question of character.

Monkeys are important in the Shinto religion, and the adage was represented with three monkeys in the carving: Wise monkey Mizaru, covers his eyes, and sees no evil; Kikazaru covers his ears, and hears no evil; and Iwazaru covers his mouth, and speaks no evil.

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