Shouts & Murmurs
Emoticons During Wartime
December 10, 2007
:-) 0; No new attacks reported today.
:-( 0; New attack reported today.
=|:-)= Th is e-mail is being monitored by Uncle Sam for your protection.
:-x 0; I’d rather not say in an e-mail that’s being monitored for
:-w 0; Our current leader speaks with forked tongue.
*:o) 60; Our current leader is a bozo.
/:-=( 160; Our current leader in some ways resembles Adolf Hitler,
& #160; at least in his disregard for civil liberties during wartime.
:-o 0; Uh-oh, what was that?
:-@ I hear screaming.
B) ; Now donning protective goggles.
.-) 0; Good Sammy Davis, Jr., movie on tonight.
<|-) Yes, the current conflict resembles Vietnam.
+<:-) 0; Pope to make appeal for peace.
(:3 0; No, I am the Walrus.
:(=) 60; Interesting Jimmy Carter piece in today’s Times.
[:-) 0; I’m listening to my iPod.
3:-o 60; Bovine encephalitis attack!
:-)8 60; Latest George Will column still doesn’t get it.
@:-[-- New Osama bin Laden message released.
8-/ 0; Local chemical attack causing blindness.
:-# 0; Kiss your ass goodbye. ♦