Emoji are everywhere. They’re all over your social media feeds, your mom likes to text them to you, and they’re even making their way into ads. You know and love them, and so do we. But did you know that these fun, familiar characters have official names? Each emoji has a specific name that’s determined by the Unicode Consortium.
Some names you already know, or at least have have a good chance at guessing correctly. Others might surprise you. Or frustrate you. Or both. We’ve collected some of our favorites (along with our “hey, WTF” moments) here—how many can you get right your first time through?
Can’t get enough emoji in your life? Take this quiz next, and see how many emoji movie titles you recognize.
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