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smiley

any of a group of symbols depicting a smile, or other facial expression, used in electronic mail

smiley

[′smīl·ē]
(computer science)

smiley

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She said: ``I go to the drugstore and get these things that have been around forever, called Frownies.
But unlike everybody's favourite botulism derivative, Frownies are an all-natural non-poisonous product made from unbleached paper with a vegetable-based adhesive, containing aloe and vitamin E.
While they are dermatologically approved, there is, however, no scientific basis for Frownies and some plastic surgeons have dismissed their claims but that's hardly surprising.
Now like every other Hollywood fad, Frownies have made their way over to the UK after Emily Cohen, the founder of cult-beauty boutique Pout stumbled upon them on a trip to The States and you can buy them at their outlet in Harvey Nichols in Manchester.
So, in the interest of catching things early I was, to say the least, keen to get my hands on a box of Frownies.
In the classic movie Sunset Boulevard, Gloria plays Norma Desmond, a faded screen star who uses Frownies to try to regain her youthful beauty.
WRINKLE STICKERS; Karen sticks the Frownies on her laughter lines; BOX OF TRICKS: Frownies packet; Rene Russo, 50; MOVIE: Gloria Swanson wears Frownies in Sunset Boulevard; Honor Blackman, 78
Thereby, the behavior toward the allocation of frownies is consistent with the behavior toward the allocation of disapproval points in Masclet et al.
The frowny has been also implemented by Carpenter, Daniere, and Takahashi (2004a, 2004b) in a setting where frownies cannot be targeted at a particular individual, but only sent (at a small cost and anonymously) to the whole group to express dissatisfaction with the group contribution.
He said: "I met the owner of Frownies and we had a long chat.