Smileys or happy faces are symbols to describe feelings and moods, so-called emoticons. They replace gestures and expressions of interpersonal interaction in the rational world of communication.
Smileys are nothing more than symbols composed of different ASCII characters that attempt to represent human faces.
ys The original smileys use the colon or semicolon for the eyes, the link character for the nose and the round bracket for the mouth as symbols. There are several original smileys for a laughing, sad, winking and smiling expression. In addition, there are a variety of special forms and furthermore not so common art smileys. You have to imagine the horizontal representation rotated by 90 degrees in the vertical.
ys A collection of smileys can be found on the Internet
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