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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

I second that emoticon

It was twenty-five years ago today that the smiley was invented :-)


(And apologies for the loose mental connection yesterday which caused me to type that as "fifty years ago". Thanks to Joe for pointing that out.)


At 20 September, 2007 15:41, Blogger JoeinVegas said...

Wait a minute - why does that article say 'Scott Fahlman, research professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, created the emoticon at 11:44am on 19 September 1982.'? I'm having problems with my calendar.


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