:-0

February 18, 2009

I emailed someone in the office a document, apologising for its lateness due to circumstances beyond my control. They replied:

No problem, thank you :-0

I was slightly taken aback. The words did not correspond to the visual. Shockedface??? Was this their way of hinting that despite their verbal reassurances I had caused them immeasurable stress? Another email shortly followed:

I meant :- )

So watch those emoticons, kids. A missed shift key can totally change your face.

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