Derby #329: Emojis & Emoticons

Hey, this Derby's over. When you're finished reliving past glories, check out what's going on in the Derby right now. It's probably even cooler. Or at least newer.

What's your favorite emoji? Is it the crying-cat face? The no-18 symbol? The weird fruit-vegetable thing on the last row of the food page (some internet researching has revealed that it is a "Japanese Yam")?

Emojis may have only been in our vocabulary for a couple years, but have already had a tremendous impact on the way we communicate (or fail to communicate) with each other. It's difficult for us to even write this Derby announcement without resorting to hieroglyphic-style symbolism. ლ(ಠ益ಠლ)

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