1. Oxford Dictionaries have announced that their Word of the Year for 2015 is: .
For those of you who only read words, it’s also known as the “Face with Tears of Joy” emoji.
2. Although Oxford says that it is the “word” that that “best reflected the ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015”, people are pretty .
3. Probably because it’s not a word.
7. Writers are pissed.
8. Some people think that soon our whole vocabulary will be emoji-only.
And to that, we say: “”.