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https://www.theverge.com/2016/1/17/10777102/upside-down-smile-emoji-sarcasm-ambiguity

The upside-down face emoji is headed for trouble. Approved as part of Unicode 8.0, it rolled out to iOS 9.1 and Android Marshmallow earlier this year, and in the past three months, the meaning has become remarkably consistent. Dropped at the end of a sentence, the face typically suggests the previous statement should be taken in jest, like so:

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Homo sapiens... the only species intelligent enough to extirpate itself. (But at least we have emojis!)

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if someone had to ask, then the percent is too high


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I think the percentage has always been the same. It's a survival thing...sometimes you need them as cannon fodder.


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And sometimes you need them in complete control of the country?


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It appears to be a cyclic thing. On occasion they are right.


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You mean of course, broken clocks are right twice a day. That does not imply people who are batsheis crazy are ever right. Their crazy is of the invariant kind ... always crazy.


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There was a time when you were considered BSC if you thought a Black man was equal to a white. But yes, a little like a clock being right twice a day or a blind hog finding the occasional acorn.


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Harry Anslinger, the head of the federal Narcotics Police, got marijuana made illegal with his argument that weed made Black men think they were as good as a White man. OMG! We can't have that!


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Originally Posted by pondering_it_all
Harry Anslinger, the head of the federal Narcotics Police, got marijuana made illegal with his argument that weed made Black men think they were as good as a White man. OMG! We can't have that!
...or MDMA being banned in July 1985 because of Ronald Regan. rolleyes


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