The Smiley Dictionary

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Peachpit Press, 1993 - Computers - 73 pages
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Here is a reference book on keyboard-created "smileys", the amusing faces and figures that have become a langauge unto themselves for those who communicate by computer. Written in a tongue-in-cheek manner, this slim volume will appeal to both hard-core online chat users and people who are looking for a little humor when it comes to computers.

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Can't tell the difference between (:-( and :-c ? Godin attempts to order the emoticon universe--those crazy combinations of keyboard characters that help our electronic mail express something other ... Read full review


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An Historical Note

About the author (1993)

Bestselling business book author, entrepreneur, and speaker Seth Godin was born on July 10, 1960. He graduated from Tufts University in 1982 and earned an MBA in marketing from Stanford Business School. Godin worked as a brand manager for Spinnaker Software and founded his own book packaging business, followed by the online marketing company Yoyodyne. He was a vice president of direct marketing for Yahoo, and in 2006 he launched the popular community website Squidoo.

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