Simon also took in a performance of one of Japan's many schoolgirl bands and noticed that the venue was packed with men of all ages, many of whom paid money to visit the girls after the show and meet them.
I wouldn't want to be a woman here.'Part of the issue is the fact that Japan is in denial about its economic decline and offers very few social services such as welfare.
Let’s be honest; there are a lot of distinctly average-looking foreign guys living in Japan dating jaw-droppingly beautiful Japanese girls. But no matter how much we remind ourselves that it’s what’s on the inside that counts, there’s no denying the fact that human beings, flawed as we are, make a lot of decisions based on appearances. Rather than ask my wife (a native Japanese lady and, yes, far too pretty for me) and risk alerting her to the fact that she might have done better, I took my question to a higher power- the internet.
顔(kao)=face, 文字(moji)=character(s); often confused with emoji in the West) that can be understood without tilting one's head to the left. As social media has become widespread, emoticons have played a significant role in communication through technology, and some devices have provided stylized pictures that do not use punctuation.
They offer another range of "tone" and feeling through texting that portrays specific emotions through facial gestures while in the midst of text-based cyber communication.
The word is a portmanteau word of the English words "emotion" and "icon".
In web forums, instant messengers and online games, text emoticons are often automatically replaced with small corresponding images, which came to be called "emoticons" as well.
To get started, all you will need to do is sign up and the put up a profile with your own pic and some info just so this way people can really see what you're like and know exactly what you're looking for in a relationship.
Don't waste any more time and start meeting potential people that you will have lots of fun with!
The use of emoticons can be traced back to the 17th century, drawn by a Slovak notary to indicate his satisfaction with the state of his town's municipal financial records in 1635, but they were commonly used in casual and humorous writing.