Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sun Jan 11 2009 - 04:20:46 CST

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    On 11 Jan 2009, at 04:54, Doug Ewell wrote:

    > What is the symbolic value of FISH CAKE WITH SWIRL DESIGN? (You
    > don't have to answer, Peter; I'd accept an answer from anyone. But
    > it should be a realistic, non-contrived answer, not "this symbolizes
    > that the restaurant in question serves fish cakes with a swirl
    > design," or "this symbolizes that I had a fish cake with a swirl
    > design for lunch yesterday.")

    I had OXTAIL SOUP for lunch yesterday.

    Michael Everson *

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