I understand that the emoticon is a necessity of faceless communication (& I’ve been known to throw in a myself every now & then but I admit, I’m not a fan.
I’ve got a fabulous book filled with gold & one of the pieces of advice is…
Don’t use emoticons
they’re just annoying
BUT I reckon when you’ve got your tongue planted firmly in your cheek it’s probably OK. I made myself laugh if nothing else.
= wearing glasses
B-) = wearing cool shades
My research did lead me to these characters of note. One a super model & the other a super woman: