Shakespeare And Emoticons

Scan of the first folio of Shakespeare's work. It mentions Sir Smile. Which is then followed by a colon and close bracket.

Rob Pensalfini has written a delightful blog in which he accuses (or perhaps credits) Shakespeare with inventing the emoticon. He claims that this is within A Winter's Tail, Act I, Scene ii - in the first folio. So, I turned to the First Folio viewer which allows people to see scans of the first printing […]

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