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Awakenings: The Smiley

on October 12, 2013

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There is probably not a single one of us who has not at some point in time drawn a smiley face. Fogged-up windows beckon fingers of children and adults alike with the art of the smiley. In fact, that is exactly the source of this whimsical little fellow. Such a simple little icon but when did this button of a smile first appear? Who is its creator?

Sharla Shults‘s insight:

The first Smiley was featured in the Academy Award winning movie Forrest Gump. The story of the Smiley according to Gump. . .fact or fiction? Find out @ Awakenings…

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7 responses to “Awakenings: The Smiley

  1. RMW says:

    When you think about it, it is pretty amazing that human beings can recognize two dots and part of a circle as a face.

  2. utesmile says:

    What a lovely post on the smileys, I totally love it. I don’t seem to be able to comment on your blogspot post, so I thought I tell you here that I love it!

  3. I still draw smiley faces most often on the bathroom mirror with an I love you to the hubs!

  4. mallie1025 says:

    What would we ever do without smiley faces–taking the place of LOL.

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