:-)

Smile

;-)

Smile with a wink

:<})

User with mustache, smiling

:-||

Mad

:-(

Sad

: -(

Crying

:~

Also crying

:-))

Really happy

:-D

Big grin

:-*

A kiss

:-P~

A lick

:-o

Wow! or I'm surprised

:-|

Grim

:-P

Sticking out your tongue

:-

User happens to be Popeye

:-/

Perplexed

=:O

Frightened (hair standing on end)

=8O

Bug-eyed with fright

:-}

Embarrassed smile

:-)<>>>>>

Basic Smiley with a necktie

;-^)

Tongue in cheek

%*@:-(

Hung over

:-~~~

Drooling

>:)

Perplexed look

.)

Keeping an eye out for you

8:-)

Glasses on forehead

8:[

Normal smiling face of a gorilla

0:-)

Angel

]:-|[

Robot

(:V)

Duck

3:-o

Cow

:-]

Vampire

(_8-(|)

Homer Simpson

C|:-=

Charlie Chaplin

=|:-)=

Abe Lincoln

*<:-)

Santa Claus

-:-)

User sports a mohawk and admires Mr. T

(:)-)

Scuba diver

:- |

User has a cold

:-{}

User with heavy lipstick

:-)8

User is well dressed

>:-<

Mad

*#:-)

Scotsman wearing his Scottish tam

%-^

User is another Picasso

#-)

User partied all night

<:I

Dunce

:-|

"Have an ordinary day!" Smiley

:}{:

Kisses (stolen from June bug)

oooo(0) (0)oooo

Toes

(-_-)

Secret smile

#.-o

"Oh, nooooooo Mr. Bill!!!"

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What started as a simple idea of expressing emotions through text messaging has turned into a language of its own. It is a way to share moods, feelings, and emotions. While emoticons have been around for decades, they have become a part of everyday communication.