‘What implication does the emoji have for the future of linguistics?’

Is it even a legitimate form of language/communication that warrants any sort of scientific study?

By Sam Wallman

As The Interrobang: A Festival of Questions approaches, we are putting your best questions to some of our favourite thinkers. Musing on the modern art of emoji, we have Walkley-nominated comic artist Sam Wallman, responding to a question from @toastfor_dinner.

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Join us on 27–28 November in Melbourne for The Interrobang, a festival of frequently unanswered questions.

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