Beyond Words - Language Blog

Mixed Emoticons

Language people tend to have strong opinions about emoticons: they are ruining our language! Corrupting the youth! A symbol of technology’s stranglehold on our intellects! Or, they are creative and give us new ways to explore empathy with symbols for an evolving world. No matter which side you fall on, here is what might be the first ever story told entirely with emoticons.

Don’t worry, it’s a very short story;)

Rives tells a story of mixed emoticons