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  • Common Emoticons and Acronyms - Emoticons (emotional icons) are used to compensate for the inability to convey voice inflections, facial expressions, and bodily gestures in written communication
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  • Computer Geek Emoticons - Emoticons are ASCII (plain text) graphics. To read these, tilt your head to the left until the dots look like a pair of eyes. (BTW, the noses are optional.)
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  • Emoticons Online.com - This website helps you to find out the meaning of several emoticons and smileys.
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  • Emoticons or Smileys - A sequence of ordinary characters you can find on your computer keyboard. Emoticons are used in e-mail and other forms of communication.
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  • EmoticonUniverse.com - Expressing emotion in email correspondence. Directory and newsletter.
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  • Fast Company: Wipe That Smile off Your Face - Linguist, Naomi Baron, predicts that abbreviations will replace emoticons and that electronic communication will grow increasingly cryptic as groups develop their own secret codes.
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  • FastCompany: He Seconds That Emotion - Article about Scott Fahlman and emoticon use. Fahlman is the originator of the "emotional icon," or "emoticon".
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  • The First Smiley :-) - Smiley history, includes the original 1982 post introducing the smiley.
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  • Guardian Unlimited: Emoticons - Article by Sam Mohun. Published on the 20th anniversary of the smiley.
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  • Helwig's Smiley Dictionary - Built on December, 1994 from another smiley page.
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  • NetLingo: Smileys and Emoticons - Online directory to look up words, acronyms, smileys, ASCII art, whatever you don't understand.
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  • Online Smiley Faces and Emoticons - A collection of smiley faces used in Internet messages including the specific ones used in Yahoo messenger chat application.
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  • Sharpened: Emoticons - A list of emoticons used in email, online chat, and instant messaging.
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  • Smiley Lore :-) - Scott E. Fahlman writes about how he started smileys in text email.
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  • Smiley's Collection - This page was made to show all the types of smileys there are in the world (or close to it or not even close to it). There are a whole bunch of smileys listed below and a description of what it is.
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  • Smiley's People - Neal Stephenson's anti-smiley screed from The New Republic.
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  • Smileys and Emoticons - Recommended emoticons and smileys for email communication.
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  • The Smileys Server - Live smiley gallery and collection.
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  • Star Trek Smileys - Star Trek smileys and emoticons. A short introduction to smileys.
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  • Webopedia - emoticon - This page describes the term emoticon and lists other pages on the web where you can find additional information.
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  • Yahoo Groups: Emoticons - Email list about how emoticons are useful.
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