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Net Acronyms Brian Cullen Ace328bc Dave Barry, the humor columnist from the Miami Herald, wrote a very funny book called "Dave Barry in Cyberspace". There was a list of these "emoticons" in the book that I found to be very funny, among them:
:-( sad person with a nose
:---( sad person with a large nose
:-D* person laughing so hard that he or she does not notice that a 5-legged spider is dangling from his or her lip
:-I person unsure which long distance phone company to use
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