WORD IN THE HAND: SHAMEFACED
SUE DE GROOT | Emoji are shameless and could use more shame
A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd
So this week someone asked me why there isn’t a better embarrassed emoji, which I thought was a perfectly legitimate question.
There’s that shocked, big-eyed face which I interpret as “someone very shocked with big eyes” and there are two “blushing” emojis, with varying sizes of smile and fluttery eyelashes, which seem to me to say in a pleased sort of way: “Aw gee whiz, you mean ME?”..