Does this Emoticon Make Me Look Like a Girl?

Did my e-wink set feminism back a few keystrokes?

Something weirdly enlightening happened to me during a tech-support chat today.

Chatting online with customer service agent “Jared,” I mistyped a number that caused some confusion in our interaction. When he figured out that I had botched the number, I gave him the correct number along with the message: “Sorry, cold fingers ;)”

[Read the rest of Alisson Clark’s analysis of typographical gender differences on GeekMom.]