Several countries standardized on:
- Red circle with slash over pictogram: Forbidden.
- Green circle around pictogram: Permitted.
The (typically red, occasionally black) circle with a backslash over a pictogram, indicating forbidden, is also part of ISO 3864 (though the (typically green) unslashed circle around a pictogram apparently is not).
Red circle around a pictogram is just confusing.
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"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."
That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.
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