Finally, our prayers have been answered. We’ve wondered both silently and aloud where it was. We hoped and we prayed. We even wrote about it in the hopes that someone would hear our plea. And now, it’s finally here.
That’s right, people – we are getting a burrito emoji.
According to Mashable, the folks at the Unicode Consortium, aka the emoji people, released the list of new emojis today, and it looks like they are finally addressing at least some of our concerns. In addition to the burrito, we will finally get the poppin’ bottle, the taco, the unicorn, and the cheese block we’ve been asking for.
The other emojis included in the roll out, expected this fall, will include hot dog, popcorn, turkey, badminton racket, cricket bat and ball, field hockey stick and ball, ice hockey stick and puck, table tennis paddle and ball, volleyball, upside-down face, face with rolling eyes, zipper-mouth face, money-mouth face, face with thermometer, nerd face, thinking face, face with head bandage, robot face, hugging face, signs of the horns, amphora (totes had to google that), crab, bow and arrow, lion face, scorpion, prayer beads, Kaaba, mosque, synagogue, menorah with nine branches, and a place of worship.
On top of these 37 new emoji, it was announced that we can expect 38 more sometime in 2016. Unicode Consortium, let me tell you right now – there had better be a Diet Coke, a white wine, and bacon in the next update, or you are going to have a whole lot of angry sorority girls all up in your business.