The good people of New England's worlds were rocked upon Emojipedia's recent announcement a lobster emoji was coming soon. When the first picture of the lil lobster dropped, though, they panicked.
Lobsters have 10 legs (including their claws), @UnicodeConsortium! Not 8!!!!!!!
The mistake caused a very Maine-centric crustacean kerfuffle:
Unicode, upon realizing the error and its ensuing reaction, responded on Monday, noting its own gross underestimate of lobster limbs.
The new emojis – anatomically correct lobster included – will be available later this year.
Yes, this has been Everything You Need to Know About the Drama Currently Surrounding the Lobster Emoji. As promised.
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