birth of smilies

In chat, emoticons, fact, semiology, semiotic, smiley on December 8, 2008 at 1:19 am

19-Sep-82 11:44 Scott E Fahlman 🙂
From: Scott E Fahlman

I propose that the following
character sequence for joke


Read it sideways. Actually, it is
probably more economical to mark
things that are NOT jokes
– given current trends.For this,


Scott E Fahlman


  1. ååå kaja haha dette er fantastisk

  2. B-)

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