Emoji, Texting and Social Media: How Do They Impact Language?
Library of Congress

Alexandre Loktionov is wrong. Hieroglyphs are phonetic signs. Moreover, the stone forms were never seen by any people.

To cut it short: Emojis have absolutely nothing common with hieroglyphs. To an egyptologist who is specialized on the origins of the wirting system and grammar, this talk only strengthens lay people’s misconceptions about hieroglyphs.

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