We dream of a day when these emoji are as available as the happy poop. Click through the slideshow for ideas on how to incorporate them into everday texting.
Chicago's favorite mode of rental transportation and one of the many excuses Chicagoans use for tardiness need their own emoji. Plus, shorthand for the Loop would surely come in handy.
Sometimes your head hurts too much to type the word Malört.
What else could represent our mayor, other than maybe a dead fish? (A closed public school?) The Chicago flag is beautiful and recognized only by locals, making it that much cooler to use in a text.
The drawing of a ferocious rat we see posted in our alleys deserves to be immortalized into emoji. The classic Chicago hot dog could be used to signify the city itself, as could the no ketchup sign.
The Bean is a popular meeting place before a Millennium Park concert, an iconic piece of art and a protein-rich fruit. So many uses.
The name Chicago comes from the Native American word for "stinky onion," so named for the pungent plants growing in the area. Those early Chicagoans would be happy to know the city still stinks. But for many other reasons.
This sign should be posted at State and Rush. As a warning. Sponsored by Viagra.