Explaining emoticons

I recently found this letter from a high school friend. It was typed in 1994 when we were both in college. I’ve cut out these adorable examples of the emerging use of emoticons to share with you. But I’ve won’t reveal the identity of said friend, to protect the innocent. 🙂

smile with a wink

sideways smile

  1. Cristin’s avatar

    heeheehee I love coming across things from the past.

  2. ker’s avatar

    did she type this on a word processor perhaps? i hear those were all the rage 🙂