Those Smarty Pants at Oxford Dictionaries just announced The Word of the Year, and it's not even a word! It's the cry/laughing EMOJI! It seems that soon words will become unnecessary, as emojis have come to represent the core aspect of this digital world. This particular emoji was the most used in the U.S. and the U.K..

Here's more on that.

I resisted the pull of the emoji for as long as I could, but I admit that I did succumb. Here is some recent correspondence between a friend and myself...

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How often do you use emojis? Do you know someone who needs an emoji intervention? Comment on our Fan Page or tweet #wordoftheyear

Blowing kisses.


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