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The Original Text Smiley Turns 25!

:-) Digital Smiley Face Turns 25 The orignal text smiley was created on September 19, 1982.á You’ll recognize it as :-).áá It has since morphed into all kinds of emoticons that can hardly be understood without a cheat sheet.á Here is the message board posting from Scott Fahlman that started it all: 19-Sep-82 11:44 Scott [...]

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Talk Like A Pirate Day – September 19, 2007

Talk Like A Pirate Day – September 19 Ahoy me mateys!á That’s corrrrrrect e’errryone!á Wednesday, September 19th, 2007 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day!á So, shiver me timbers and batten down the hatches!á Got somethin’ t’ say?á Head o’errr t’ th’ pirrrate trrranslatorrr and figurrre out th’ pirrrate way t’ say it! The history [...]

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