From: Leo Broukhis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jan 13 2009 - 09:53:27 CST
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 3:35 AM, David Starner <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 12:21 AM, Leo Broukhis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Thank you. Now, to demonstrate non-interchangeability one has to
>> present a minimal pair: a piece of text where only one character of
>> the two "feels right". While I can think of such a pair in case of the
>> DOG emoji, which, can be used, stretching the imagination not too
>> much, instead of jocular "Arf!" as in "My dog sends his
>> greetings/looks forward to seeing you again", etc. where neither "inu"
>> in kana nor 犬 would do, I cannot for the life of me think of such a
>> pair for the ELEPHANT emoji, to name one that has a kanji.
> That's trivial; "so you're getting an [ELEPHANT]?" I could send that
> to my sister, but if it were to be replaced by kanji, she would be
> utterly confused.
You and your sister will be politely reminded of the existence of
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