Emoticons :


Emoticons typically represent a facial expression and are used chiefly to mark the tone of the preceding sentence or to indicate the writer's feelings. The following are some of the more commonly seen:

:-) happy (a 'smiley') :-( unhappy
:-D laughing :-|| angry
;-) winking; just kidding :-V shouting
:-* kiss |-O yawning
:-o surprised :-Q I don't understand
:-( frowning :-& tongue-tied
:-c very unhappy :-X my lips are sealed
X= fngers crossed :-P sticking one's tongue out
:'-( crying :-/ sceptical
:-| bored, indifferent :-Y aside comment

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