When smilies go wrong

I don’t object to the textual smilies people use. However, I utterly butterly loathe the yellow graphics :(

…especially those spawn of satans animated versions.

My email client tends to convert text smilies into the graphic versions – yeuk.

Except, when it goes wrong. In the example below, the silly program interpreted part of a UK postal code as being a smilie. It should read as EH8 8DP

smilie go wrong

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