If someone wants a visual to express a bright idea, chances are they will use a picture of a light bulb! And probably there are thousands of people who decide to use that picture of a light bulb for the same reason – and that’s made it a visual cliché! Can you imagine that a search for the term “bright idea” on Google Images got us almost nothing but light bulbs? OK – now one has to wonder — does a bright idea concept even visualize as something other than a light bulb? On the other hand, does a light bulb represent anything other than a bright idea?
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