[Ads-l] plural of "emoji"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Jan 10 02:57:08 UTC 2020

> On Jan 9, 2020, at 9:34 PM, James Landau <00000c13e57d49b8-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> wrote:
> In today's "WuMo" cartoon, there is a tombstone with the epitaph "Always answered a text and never used too many emoji". The cartoon seems to imply that "emoji" is either its own plural,

Well, if “panini" can be its own singular (R.I.Panino), no reason why “emoji" can’t be its own plural.  

> like "sheep", or that it is a mass noun.

The former seems more likely, since “an emoji” is alive and well; there’s even a sheep emoji (and no mass emoji).  


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