Internet Site Collects E-Mail Lingo

Share this article:
Web publisher and list owner List-Universe.com Corp., San Francisco, Monday debuted a site that will be a dictionary for the growing number of symbols and slang, or "emoticons," that Internet viewers use to lessen time spent on e-mail.


According to the company, emoticons are short sequences of letters and symbols used to express a thought or emotion. List-Universe.com also will offer its viewers a learning guide to the Web lingo.


The Web site encourages viewers to submit new symbols to the Web site's assortment when they join the mailing list for EmoticonUniverse.com, www.emoticonuniverse.com.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form without prior authorization. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of Haymarket Media's Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions