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Emoticons du jour

File this one under wiseacre war criticism. Here's your new wartime emoticon for today:

=|:- )=

This means, "This e-mail is being monitored by Uncle Sam for your protection."

Here's another:

:- x

Translation? "I would rather not say in an e-mail that is being monitored by Uncle Sam for my protection."

Both of these, and a few other politically-loaded smilies, are from the latest issue of the New Yorker.

Posted by Joab Jackson on Dec 10, 2007 at 9:39 AM


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