How to make cool smiley faces with letters

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How to make cool smiley faces with letters
Emoticons help express your feelings. (Medioimages/Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images)

The Internet has allowed people to communicate with others at distant places through instant messaging and e-mail. However, it is difficult to see or hear a person's facial expression and tone in these communication methods. The use of emoticons, or smiley faces, help express the non-verbal expressions. Combine certain keyboard symbols and letters and you create emoticons. The letters often used in emoticons include "D," "O," "P," "S" and "X."

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Create emoticons with the letter "D." The "D" is used to represent the smiley face's mouth. Combine the letter with certain keyboard symbols to express feelings of excitement and happiness, such as ":-D" or ":D." View the emoticons sideways from the right to see the expression.

  2. 2

    Create emoticons with the letter "O." The "O" or "o" is used to represent the smiley face's eyes or mouth. Combine the letter with certain keyboard symbols to express feelings of surprise and shock, such as "o_O" or ":-O." View the latter emoticon sideways from the right to see the expression.

  3. 3

    Create emoticons with the letter "P." The "P" is used to represent the smiley face's mouth. Combine the letter with certain keyboard symbols to express laughter with the tongue out, such as ":-P" or ":P." View the emoticons sideways from the right to see the expression.

  4. 4

    Create an emoticon with the letter "S." The "S" is used to represent the smiley face's mouth. Combine the letter with certain keyboard symbols to express the feeling of worry, such as ":-S" or ":S." View the emoticon sideways from the right to see the expression.

  5. 5

    Create an emoticon with the letter "X." The "X" is used to represent the smiley face's eyes or mouth. Combine the letter with "D" or other keyboard symbols to express feelings of laughter to the point you are crying or that your lips are sealed, such as "XD" or ":X." View the emoticon sideways from the right to see the expression.

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