bixie

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bixie

/bik'see/ n. Variant emoticons used on BIX (the BIX Information eXchange). The most common (smiley) bixie is <@_@>, representing two cartoon eyes and a mouth. These were originally invented in an SF fanzine called APA-L and imported to BIX by one of the earliest users.
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/bik'see/ Variant emoticons used on Byte Information eXchange. The smiley bixie is , apparently intending to represent two cartoon eyes and a mouth. A few others have been reported.
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(1994-11-29)
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