Thursday, April 8, 2010
My Grandpa Invented the Emoticon
I'm serious. And he did this LONG before Al Gore invented the internet. I'll even put a date on it, although it is entirely possible that this emoticon was invented before this date, it is the first time I see it.
Nope, not in the 21st century. Not in the 1990's or the 1980's but long before that.
My grandfather invented the Emoticon on September 18, 1917.
The first example I see of it is thus:
My dearest Mary:-
Click on the image to see it! So, see, he did!
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