Wednesday, August 01, 2007

The evolution of emoticons

Image from NYT
Did you know the earliest emoticon can be traced back to 1912? That was when the writer Ambrose Bierce proposed a new punctuation device called a “snigger point,” a smiling face represented by \__/!, to connote jocularity. More here.


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