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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:

Teardrop face

Real meaning: A sleepy drool face

 

Ill with cold sweats face

Real meaning: disappointed but relieved face

 

Dizzy face

Real meaning: astonished face

 

Grinning face

Real meaning: a grimace of discomfort

 

Face with steam coming out the nose

Real meaning: Triumphant face

 

Annoyed 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

 

Whiny face

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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