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A simple smiley face… or not?

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Summary:
The smiley face and other emotional icons, known as emoticons, have given
people a concise way in e-mail and other electronic messages of
expressing sentiments that otherwise would be difficult to detect.
Language experts defined them as symbols composed of punctuation marks,
designed to express some form of emotion in the form of a human face (in
computing, of course). MSN Emoticons are a serious contribution to the
electronic lexicon. Everybody is familiar with MSN Smileys, on the
Internet.


Keywords:
MSN Names,MSN Quotes,MSN Emoticons,MSN Smileys,Funny MSN Names,Cool MSN
names, Love MSN Names,Friendship Names,Flirty MSN Names,Cute MSN Names


Article Body:
The smiley face and other emotional icons, known as emoticons, have given
people a concise way in e-mail and other electronic messages of
expressing sentiments that otherwise would be difficult to detect.
Language experts defined them as symbols composed of punctuation marks,
designed to express some form of emotion in the form of a human face (in
computing, of course). MSN Emoticons are a serious contribution to the
electronic lexicon. Everybody is familiar with MSN Smileys, on the
Internet.

And thousands of them are being created just as you’re reading this
article.

Today people can hardly imagine using computer chat programs that don't
translate keystrokes into colorful graphics. Instant messaging programs
often contain an array of faces intended to express emotions ranging from
surprise to affection, from anger to embarrassment.

In web forums and instant messengers, even e-mails, such as MSN, text
emoticons are often automatically replaced with small corresponding
images, which came to be called emoticons as well. Originally, these
image emoticons were simple and replaced only the most straightforward
and common character sequences, but over time they became so complex that
the more specialized emoticons are often input using a menu or popup
windows, sometimes listing hundreds of items. Some of these graphical
emoticons do not actually represent faces or emotions; for example, an
"emoticon" showing a guitar might be used to represent music. Emoticons
are also commonly used in online computer games.

What emoticons do is essentially provide a mechanism to transmit emotion
when you don't have the voice. That is also available for the <a
href="http://www.namesandquotes.com/">MSN Names</a> or MSN Quotes we
choose to use on the chat rooms, e-mails, forums etc. Using all sorts of
funny names or intelligent quotes makes the communication more
interesting. Of course, many and different characters are hidden behind
them and their own monitors. But that is not the purpose of using these
specific electronic tools.

For example, there are certain websites which provide MSN Names for Boys
and
MSN Names for Girls. You can pick up from a wide range of categories. For
instant, if you are the cute guy or girl next door, then you might be
tempted to pick one of the Cute MSN Names, Funny MSN Names or <a
href="http://www.namesandquotes.com/displaypics/">MSN Smileys</a>. You
might just be that awesome prince that every teenage girl is expecting,
therefore you should get an Inspiring MSN Name.

If you find yourself at great distance from your beloved, I think she/he
would be impressed by some of the <a
href="http://www.namesandquotes.com/emoticons/index.php?cat=2">Love MSN
Names</a>, Friendship Names, and Flirty MSN Names available at any time
for you on specialized websites. It would be so easy to impress the
person you like or love, just by simply using one of those names.
Especially if you are not a spontaneous or very original person!

But then again, one day you might want to try something else… maybe you
are in a special mood, or that’s just the way you are. And then I’m
thinking about special Rude MSN Names or Dirty MSN Names. Who said these
aren’t cool? Browse on the Internet and check out some of them.

For 25 years (since its advent), “smiley “ - a simply a cartoon looking
face showing a smile, has evolved into a variety of different facial
expressions including frowns, angry grimaces, blushing, crying , looks of
surprise and thousands more. Emoticons have expanded beyond facial
expressions to a variety of still or moving images, including words
character actions and images.

				
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