Finally, the fine art of text-messaging is getting the recognition it deserves. With a language that practically obliterates established rules of grammar and even letters of the scripted language, the SMS has evolved into a modern version of the ancient hieroglyph. And just to bring the ease of text language into the main strays of language itself, the clever design team of Harry Wu, Ming Yang, Jabez Lin Me/lan Hsueh and Vice Yu has created a whole keyboard dedicated to the fine art. featuring 40 emoticon elements, the [email protected] mini keyboard concept can recreate any of the popular text-style messages with symbols doubling up as eyes, mouth or nose to express a thought in the way the gent-next does.
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