Emoticon (???) Is that a new word?

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Emoticon (???) Is that a new word?
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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 5:52pm
I don't think I will find it in webster.
Hug Hope
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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 5:56pm
Main Entry: emo·ti·con

Pronunciation: i-'mO-ti-"kän

Function: noun

Etymology: emotion + icon

Date: 1990

: a group of keyboard characters (as :-)) typically representing a facial expression or an emotion or otherwise conveying tone or attitude that is used especially in computerized communications (as E-mail)

Just ask the teacher....lol

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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 6:02pm
One is never too old to learn. Thanks.
Hug Hope