Category Archives: emoticon

who knew?

The following exchange occurred this morning during a long IM session with a close friend and colleague:
dripping sarcasm.jpg
Turns out there is an actual punctuation mark in French to indicate irony which you can read about in this wikipedia article.
irony marks.jpg
I don’t actually use emoticons because i find them so aesthetically uninteresting, so i love the idea of a new class of punctuation marks evolving to take the place of the smiley face in all its saccharine implementations.