shortcuts in writing
dcamp911 at JUNO.COM
Fri Sep 20 23:46:28 UTC 2002
On Fri, 20 Sep 2002 16:09:29 -0400 Grant Barrett
> Below is from a discussion on Metafilter on the topic Frank linked
> above. It made me laugh.
If that made you laugh, you MUST read the treatment in _Dave Barry in
Cyberspace_. "It was the best of times. :) It was the worst of times.
Dave Barry also develops a number of emoticoms less frequently
encountered. E.g --
~oE]:-| Fisherperson heading for market with a basket on his or her
head containing a three-legged octupus that is giving off smell rays.
:-[8 Person who is unhappy with the results of her breast-enhancement
:-Q Person who just had cybersex and is now enjoying a postcoital
:-| Person who is unsure of which long-distance company to choose.
There are many more. Anyone who (1) uses computers and (2) has a sense of
humor should read this book.
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