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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 96 15:01:24 -0800
To: Fun_People
Subject: Emoticons

From: (Euripides pants, Eumenides pants)
From:	PEAKS::RICHARD "Disinformation is not as good as datinformation.

 From Tue Nov 19 11:55:26 1996

                      USEFUL INTERNET EMOTICONS
                 -stolen from Dave Barry In Cyberspace,
                     Crown Publisers, Inc.  1996

   Emoticon Meaning

    :)      Happy person
    :(      Sad person
    :-)     Happy person with a nose
    :-(     Sad person with a nose
    :---(   Person sad because he or she has a large nose
    :--%    Person sad because he or she has a large crayfish
            for a nose
    :-D     Person laughing
    :-D*    Person laughing so hard he or she does not notice
             that a large spider is hanging from his or her lip
    :-|     Person unsure which long distance company to choose
    8-0-(&) Person just realizing that he or she has a tapeworm
    ;-)     Person winking
    .-)     Person who can still smile despite losing an eyeball
    :0-WW   Person vomiting a series of Slim Jims
    :-Q     Person who just had cybersex and is now enjoying a
             postcoital cybercigarette
    :-Q-... Person who was enjoying a postcoital
             cybercigarette until he suddenly noticed, to
             his alarm, that there is some kind of discharge
             dribbling from his cybermember
    :-(8    Person who is none too happy with the results of
             her breast-enlargement surgery
    :V:-|   Person who cannot figure out why nobody wants to
             talk to him or her, little suspecting that there
             is an alligator on his or her head
   ~oE]:-|  Fisherperson heading for market with a basket on
             his or her head containing a three legged octopus
             that is giving off smell rays
   :-[-()f  Person who is none too pleased to be giving birth
             to a squid.

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