Published: Thu, February 08, 2018
Sci-tech | By Bennie Mills

New emoji nearly good enough to eat

New emoji nearly good enough to eat

"A new lobster emoji would fill a necessary and unique void in the current Emoji List, and, should it be added, appears destined for significant usage by lobster fans around the world", King wrote in a September 2017 letter to the Unicode Consortium. A superhero with red hair, however, is still something we have to wait for.

Take a look at all of the new emojis here.

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Judging by the regular release schedule, you'll see the new emoji on iOS shortly after the release of iOS 12, normally in the first or second point upgrade to the OS. The story was reported by Portland, Maine news station WMTW following an announcement by the Unicode Consortium (the emoji-governing body), which says that it will add the crustacean in its next round of updates.

See the full list of new emoji here.

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Since he lobbied for the emoji, the senator might have suggested it be dubbed "Lobster a la King", but critics would have likely called that shellfish. Included, as mentioned, are red-haired or bald men and women, those with white - or gray - hair, and an accurate representation of someone with curly hair.

Among the newest additions are: superheroes and supervillains, redheads, infinity, hot face, cold face, partying face, woozy face, a host of new animals, toilet paper, skateboard, magnet, bagel, and much more.

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