Could emojis ever replace written language? Why or why not?

By: | Post date: 2015-11-23 | Comments: No Comments
Posted in categories: General Language, Writing Systems

If you want emojis to be not just a bunch of nouns, but the basis of a full written language, with verbs and prepositions and pronouns—then you’re going to need to supplement emojis with some sort of grammatical sign system. They will end up looking a lot more like Blissymbols.

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