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But have you ever noticed that when Mario is on the back of his trusty dino steed Yoshi, it looks like Mario is constantly punching the back of Yoshi's head? This goes against what many thought - which is that innocent Mario is pointing and Yoshi is taking his cue. According to Nintendo, Mario was originally punching Yoshi, causing the character's tongue to shoot out in surprise.

"The idea behind the design is that when Mario punches Yoshi, Yoshi is so surprised that his tongue shoots out", said Shigefumi Hino, the designer of Super Mario World, according to a translation by Twitter user Kyle McLain.

We've been learning quite a bit about Mario recently, as earlier this month we learned he's not even a plumber anymore, and now a new interview on Nintendo's Japanese website tells us a bit more about the mascot.

"Lots of people think that while Mario is pointing his finger foreward, he's saying 'Go, ' and Yoshi's tongue comes out", Hino continued.

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However the good news is that if you were holding out on purchasing Super Mario Run, Nintendo has [recently released an update for the game] that the company had previously promised.

"I think he likes horses", Tezuka said of Shigeru Miyamoto, who reportedly drew a photo of Mario on a horse and pinned it on the wall near his desk during Super Mario Bros. Those that have played the game will remember Yoshi, the lovable dinosaur character that made its debut and that Mario could ride.

The interview also touched on some less disturbing news when Takashi Tezuka talked about the origins of Yoshi.

However, it sounds like one of Hino's first attempts came out looking more like a crocodile than everyone was comfortable with.

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