A front page story in the Freeman today sadly noted, ":("
The story, ":( TIME FOR TEEN WRITING: Informalities of the electronic age turning up in school assignments," stated:
"Despite best efforts to keep school writing assignments formal, two-thirds of teens admit in a survey that emoticons and other informal styles have crept in."
I am, therefore, obligated to write an essay about this, using only sad faces:
As you can see, it took me a whole 6 seconds to "write" this, thanks to http://www.text-image.com.
Take that, English!