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21 Emojis You Probably Didn't Realise Existed

"So that's what that is!" - You, 21 times during this post.

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1. "Japenese Symbol for Beginner"

Apparently, new drivers in Japan have to display this symbol on their cars. Useful.
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Apparently, new drivers in Japan have to display this symbol on their cars. Useful.

2. "Shibuya 109 Department Store"

This emoji was so useless that it disappeared with the iOS5 update. ~Retro emoji.~
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This emoji was so useless that it disappeared with the iOS5 update. ~Retro emoji.~

3. "Japanese Ogre"

You've probably seen this emoji before, but did you know that it's a traditional Japanese mask used in theatre to represent an evil creature? Probably not.
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You've probably seen this emoji before, but did you know that it's a traditional Japanese mask used in theatre to represent an evil creature? Probably not.

4. "Dizzy Face"

That's right: this emoji isn't dead, just dizzy.
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That's right: this emoji isn't dead, just dizzy.

5. "Womans Sandal"

It feels like nobody has ever used this emoji. Probably because it's an ugly sandal.
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It feels like nobody has ever used this emoji. Probably because it's an ugly sandal.

6. "Silhouette of Japan"

For all your Japan-silhouetting needs. Duh.
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For all your Japan-silhouetting needs. Duh.

7. "Bus Stop"

According to iemoji.com, "this is where you get on or off a bus". Thanks, iemoji.com.
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According to iemoji.com, "this is where you get on or off a bus". Thanks, iemoji.com.

8. "Water Buffalo"

You thought that was an ordinary cow? Nope. Water Buffalo.
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You thought that was an ordinary cow? Nope. Water Buffalo.

9. "Pine Decoration"

This is a traditional Japanese decoration, used around New Years, as a blessing for a plentiful harvest. The more you know.
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This is a traditional Japanese decoration, used around New Years, as a blessing for a plentiful harvest. The more you know.

10. "Carp Streamer"

This is a decoration used on Children's Day in Japan, which is celebrated on May 5th. Whatever you're doing on May 5th, remember to use the Carp Streamer emoji.
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This is a decoration used on Children's Day in Japan, which is celebrated on May 5th. Whatever you're doing on May 5th, remember to use the Carp Streamer emoji.

11. "Moon Viewing Ceremony"

Apparently, this is a Japanese tradition during which rice dumplings and Japanese susuki grass are offered to the moon.
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Apparently, this is a Japanese tradition during which rice dumplings and Japanese susuki grass are offered to the moon.

12. "Minidisc"

Half of the people using emojis are probably too young to even know what a minidisc is. Same goes for...
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Half of the people using emojis are probably too young to even know what a minidisc is. Same goes for...

13. "Floppy Disk"

And...
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And...

14. "Pager"

"Vintage! So adorable." - Regina George about this emoji, probably.
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"Vintage! So adorable." - Regina George about this emoji, probably.

15. "Name Badge"

So that's what that is!
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So that's what that is!

16. "Fish Cake with Swirl Design"

Apparently, this is a Japanese processed seafood product. But it also looks pretty for Instagram captions.
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Apparently, this is a Japanese processed seafood product. But it also looks pretty for Instagram captions.

17. "Bactrian Camel"

Yep, it's that specific. Because there are two different kinds of camel emoji. The other one is...
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Yep, it's that specific. Because there are two different kinds of camel emoji. The other one is...

18. "Dromedary Camel"

This camel seems to be more wrinkly than the Bactrian Camel.
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This camel seems to be more wrinkly than the Bactrian Camel.

19. "Vibration Mode"

Yep, a phone with a heart is vibration mode. A little weird.
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Yep, a phone with a heart is vibration mode. A little weird.

20. "Part Alternation Mark"

If you've ever found yourself wondering, this is a symbol used to indicate the beginning of a singer's part in a song.
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If you've ever found yourself wondering, this is a symbol used to indicate the beginning of a singer's part in a song.

21. "Trident Emblem"

Yep, the emoji with the biggest mystery is apparently a trident. Like the one King Triton uses in The Little Mermaid.
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Yep, the emoji with the biggest mystery is apparently a trident. Like the one King Triton uses in The Little Mermaid.

And now you know.

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