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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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