Frank and Ernest by Thaves for February 22, 2021

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    gsawyer101  about 3 years ago

    Just look at Dickens, He seemed to use Samuel Johnson’s entire dictionary to write “Tale of Two Cities”

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    cgale42  about 3 years ago

    And they used these wooden things with a dark, smudgy core.

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    Doug K  about 3 years ago

    Emojis generally only “describe” shallow simple feelings.

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    sandpiper  about 3 years ago

    I believe deep, complex feelings and Emojis cannot co-exist in any form of serious expression. One either cares deeply enough to write it out or one does not. Imagine Hamlet or The Sound of Music or The Road Not Taken using emojis. Vast emotional vacuum.

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    Geophyzz  about 3 years ago

    Real men don’t need complex feelings. Decide what you want and go for it.

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    DHBirr  about 3 years ago

    In one (deliberately humorous) science fiction short story, future literature has become full of angsty pseudo-psychology, sex scenes, and lots of swearing. One of the main characters comments that the foul language in a particular book (that he’s helping write) would “make a bulldozer blush,” and his fiancée says she doesn’t understand how a story could have intellectual content without obscenity and profanity.

    “The Critique of Impure Reason” by Poul Anderson, 1962

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member about 3 years ago

    Here’s a deep, complex feeling expressed as math: √4b²?

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member about 3 years ago

    Romeo and Juliet in 30 seconds:

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    andersjg Premium Member about 3 years ago

    The literature of this time period may well be expressed in the future as " cartoon cave art."

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    wiatr  about 3 years ago

    Since emoji meanings are unknown to me they are a waste of space. I feel no urge at all to try and decipher electronic drivel. I do use emoticons that I know and I’m sure there are more out there that I don’t.

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