Smiley Faces and Parentheses

I get questions like this a lot (and they amuse me :-)).

I get questions like this a lot (and they amuse me.) 🙂

Mignon Fogarty is the author of six writing books, including the new books 101 Misused Words You’ll Never Confuse Again, 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know, and Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students.

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2 Responses to Smiley Faces and Parentheses

  1. Amy says:

    Yay! I will steal this and hand it out to everyone I know!

  2. J. Nortworthy says:

    What’s up with the bash on emoticons? Use the smiley to close the parentheses. Smile. It only takes 10 muscles. Frowning takes 43 (or so they say :-).