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Red-Faced Putin Emoji Sparks Political Showdown in Australia

Earlier this year, for some reason, Australia’s foreign minister, Julie Bishop, conducted a cheeky emoji-only interview with BuzzFeed, touted to be …

Julie Bishop

Emoji Dick

About Emoji Dick<p>Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji.<p>Each …

Emoji At Center Of Bidding Battle Won By Sony Animation; Anthony Leondis To Direct

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: In a deal near seven figures, Sony Pictures Animation won a three-studio auction for an animated movie pitch centering on the Emoji, those …

Teen Arrested After Using Gun Emojis in Threats to Kill Police

BUSHWICK — A Bushwick teen was arrested Sunday after posting several Facebook statuses threatening to kill police officers — partly in the form of …

Crime

Language

This article is about human language in general. For other uses, see Language (disambiguation).<p><b>Language</b> is a system that consists of the development, …

Are Emoticons And Emojis Destroying Our Language?

If you are on the far side of 70, as I am, you may not even know what emoticons and Emojis are, but trust me, your grandchildren do. Emoticons -- those little smiley face icons used to show various emotions, and their descendants, Emojis -- icons illustrating almost anything, from Santa Claus to a …

We Try to Decipher Chevy's Bewildering Emoji Press Release

This morning, Chevy released a press release written in emoji to introduce the 2016 Cruze because, as Chevy says, "Words alone can’t describe the new …

Emoji—Trendy Slang or a Whole New Language?

Oh, crap. Did you really just send that text? OK, OK, OK... just send a . Oh wait, this is <i>that</i> cousin? You're right, would be bad. How about ? Play …

Emoji: the first truly global language?

I sent one this morning. My pal texted to say that she was in that most invidious of contemporary social tangles: someone was offering her a Kate Bush spare but she had already committed herself elsewhere. Me, I was busy thinking about emoji. I didn't have time to deal with someone else's heartache …

Will emoji become a new language?

Emoji are already butting their heads with traditional words, but could they take over completely? Linguist Neil Cohn casts his expert eye over the pictures taking the world by storm.<p>The year 2015 could be called the year of the emoji. They have landed a teenage boy in a police cell and prompted …

These Are The Most Popular Sex Emoji Used On Twitter In The U.S. And Europe

If you haven't heard by now, the Oxford Dictionary's Word of the Year is the "crying tears of joy" emoji which is pretty telling considering we use …

Engadget

Julie Bishop Describes Serious Diplomatic Relationships With Emoji

Exclusive: World's first political emoji interview.

No, the rise of the emoji doesn't spell the end of language

The emoji has become one of the fastest growing forms of communication in history. But those who are worried that its growth could see the death of …

Common Forms and Functions of Language

<b>Philosophy 103: Introduction to Logic<br>Common Forms and Functions of Language</b><p><i>Abstract</i>: The informative, expressive, and directive purposes of language …

Language

Oxford Dictionary names emoji 'word of the year' - here are five better options

The OUP is trying to be innovative by selecting the crying-face emoji for its coveted top spot, but it’s one of the least emotive – and not even a word<p>I have no words to describe it. Oxford Dictionaries, as owned by the Oxford University Press (OUP), has announced its “word” of the year is … not a …

Emojis Are the Most Advanced Form of Literature Known to Man

The Oxford English Dictionary naming the "Face with Tears of Joy" emoji as Word of the Year 2015 does not signal the death of culture.<p>You might not have noticed it, but the word ended yesterday. Language, the brief and probably doomed human experiment in communicating the immaterial by honking …

Here's What The 58 Smiley Emojis Mean, As Defined By British People

This is definitely how the Queen uses them. (Note: This post defines only the original 58 smiley emojis.)

Emojis Are the Most Advanced Form of Language Known to Man

Oxford Dictionaries naming the "Face with Tears of Joy" emoji as Word of the Year 2015 does not signal the death of culture.<p>You might not have noticed it, but the word ended yesterday. Language, the brief and probably doomed human experiment in communicating the immaterial by honking strange noises …

Language

Signs of our times: why emoji can be even more powerful than words

Each year, Oxford Dictionaries – one of the world’s leading arbiters on the English language – selects a word that has risen to prominence over the …

Meet the Author Who Translates Classic Literature Into Emoji

With emojis going mainstream, London artist and publisher Joe Hale wants everyone to be fluent.<p>The Oxford Dictionaries this week named the emoji depicting a “face with tears of joy” as the Word of the Year. The emoticon is Mr. Hale’s medium, first displayed in his “Wonderland” poster, in which he …

Great Books

'Tears of joy' is an emoji Charles Dickens would have relished

The emoji may be 2015’s word of the year, but where would the 19th-century master of tugging the heartstrings have reached for this 21st-century mixture of happiness and grief?<p>The Oxford English Dictionary’s choice of a tears of joy emoji as its word of the year had several Twitter commenters …

This British man uses flow charts and emoji to make awesome poems

LONDON — Social media may seem like a distraction for some people, but for others it's a source of inspiration.<p>For one British poet, who goes by the …

Are Emojis Words?

An emoji was chosen for word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries!

Customize a Poop Emoji for a Good Cause: WaterAid's #GiveAShit Campaign

Access to sanitation a serious problem all over the world. According to studies, one-third of the world's population don't have sanitary toilets; 315,000 children die every year because of diarrhea due to unsanitary toileting conditions; and one in three women worldwide face risk of harassment …

Emoji

More Evidence That This Emoji Really Is The Greatest Of All

Oxford's "word of the year" (😂) is big on Twitter, too.<p>Watching our favorite shows makes us 😂. That's according to new data from Twitter.<p>The microblogging network found that the most popular emoji in conversations about TV is the "face with tears of joy" character, which Oxford Dictionaries …

The joy (or is it the hilarity?) of translation in our emoji world

It's the year of the emoji. Or at least that's what the Oxford Dictionary would have us believe.<p>That venerable arbiter of language usage has selected the "face with tears of joy" emoji as the "word" that "best reflected the ethos, mood and preoccupations of 2015."<p>Which means I am, once again, a …

An emoji is worth a thousand words: Twitter study

The ‘face with tears of joy’ emoji — that was declared the ‘word of the year 2015’ by Oxford Dictionaries — was actually the most popular emoji used …

We communicate with emojis because they can be better than words

Each year, Oxford Dictionaries—one of the world’s leading arbiters on the English language—selects a word that has risen to prominence over the past 12 months as its “Word of the Year.” The word is carefully chosen, based on a close analysis of how often it is used and what it reveals about the …

Language

Feminist icon Jane Fonda thinks we need more feminist emojis

I love emoji’s just as much as the next person. Every text conversation with me is liberally sprinkled with the prayer hands emoji, and the blonde …