November 10, 2017
THE REAL MEANING OF EMOJIS
When words are not enough to express how we feel, thank god for emojis. When emojis express how we feel better than words, thank god for emojis. When we are in a hurry to send a message and don’t have time to type words, thank god for emojis. But what intrigued me was an article about the real meaning of emojis (and some shocked me, too).
Here’s the first part of my emoji discovery focusing on faces:
Real meaning: A sleepy drool face
Ill with cold sweats face
Real meaning: disappointed but relieved face
Real meaning: astonished face
Real meaning: a grimace of discomfort
Face with steam coming out the nose
Real meaning: Triumphant face
Real meaning: someone who is persevering
Face of someone who has just eaten their least favorite food
Real meaning: a confounded face
Face without mouth
Real meaning: represents silence
Real meaning: tired face
We all have our own meaning when we use emojis for our friends and family—and that’s totally fine.
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