Japanese Emoticons (^_^)

File this in the “I learn something new about the Internet every day” category of things:

According to this interesting site at Hirotte.com
, the Japanese have a completely different system for emoticons. While we read emoticons in the West horizontally, as in :-) , most of the Japanese emoticons are read vertically– this is a smile (^_^) for example.

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