Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Communication) for Wednesday, May 31, 2017:
Shigetaka Kurita designed the original set of 176 of these, which included the zodiac glyphs, hearts & a pair of googly eyes
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Joe Nguyen, an attorney from New York, New York
||Lisette Pringle, a jewelry store assistant manager from Little River, South Carolina
||Kerry Benn, a legal news editor from Springfield, New Jersey (1-day total: $14,000)
What are emoji?
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Emoji (Yes, the plural is “emoji”, not “emojis”) were first created in the late 20th century by Shigetaka Kurita, working for Japanese mobile telco NTT DoCoMo. While there were originally just 176, emoji are now part of the Unicode specification and there are now over 1,000. Unicode 9.0 contains 1,088 emoji. What are your favorite emoji?
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