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Emoticons are pretty important:  Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

Here’s what every emoticon really means

Emoticons are pretty important: Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

Communication cards for new ELL students for basic communication with the teacher. Cut them out and put them on a ring. The student can keep them i...

Communication cards for new ELL students for basic communication with the teacher. Cut them out and put them on a ring. The student can keep them i...

Daily Infographic | Words Waiting to be Added to the Oxford English Dictionary [infographic] - schwartzbrown@gmail.com - Gmail

Oxford Dictionary Words Missing - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA

Daily Infographic | Words Waiting to be Added to the Oxford English Dictionary [infographic] - schwartzbrown@gmail.com - Gmail

#ClippedOnIssuu from Oxford english picture dictionary diccionario en ingles ilustrado

Oxford english picture dictionary diccionario en ingles ilustrado

ESL, ESL pronunciation, chopping and shopping, Sh and Ch  See more at http://www.theenglishstudent.com/blog/chop-vs-shop

ESL, ESL pronunciation, chopping and shopping, Sh and Ch See more at http://www.theenglishstudent.com/blog/chop-vs-shop

Oxford English Dictionary App for Android phones and iDevices is now on iTunes and Google Play store. The features of this app is simply amazing.

Oxford English Dictionary App for Android phones and iDevices is now on iTunes and Google Play store. The features of this app is simply amazing.

The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

Available in: Paperback. From the best-selling author of The Professor and the Madman, The Map That Changed the World, and Krakatoa comes a truly wonderful

Oxford English Dictionary for Android is well packaged with file explorer.

Oxford English Dictionary for Android is well packaged with file explorer.

//nO-va-'tUr-E-ent// Although this word has not yet been listed in Merriam-Webster and Oxford English Dictionary but it has been used by many writers to describe someone/ something that desires change or alterations.  This word has its Latin roots from the words nova which means new and turire which means the desire to/for. Literally meaning the desire for something new.  @ravivora

//nO-va-'tUr-E-ent// Although this word has not yet been listed in Merriam-Webster and Oxford English Dictionary but it has been used by many writers to describe someone/ something that desires change or alterations. This word has its Latin roots from the words nova which means new and turire which means the desire to/for. Literally meaning the desire for something new. @ravivora

This is a major new edition of the little oxford english dictionary, offering the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary. Based on evidence from the oxford english cor

Little Oxford English Dictionary

This is a major new edition of the little oxford english dictionary, offering the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary. Based on evidence from the oxford english cor