The first International Unicode Emoji Conference was set to be a huge hit. After all, who isn’t using emojis nowadays?
The organisers hired a small room at the Ritz, brought in a massive eight inch by ten inch screen so all could see, and ensured a well-stocked limo was available to get the one thousand and growing emojis to the venue.
Why the driver stopped so that the limo door opened onto a stormwater grate, no-one knows. The only survivors were an aubergine and a shoe.
Words alone cannot express the grief felt by the texting world.
And see this article on emojis!
Written for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ 100 word challenge found here. Do it!