October 15, 2002


With the recent 20th birthday of the smiley, it's finally time for some history lessons. Here are some notes from The Creator.

Of course, there are those that sneer at mere ASCII smileys, and have been making more complex ones for much longer than 20 years.

And predating it all is the most annoying of all, the yellow sticker smiley face. Have a happy day!