Putting the ‘emo’ into emoji – which images will make Apple’s keyboard in 2018?

After sad poop was flushed, we’ve priced up what pic you’ll be annoying your friends with next year…

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It’s the New Year tradition that captures the imagination of the masses. Not the sudden inability to find a locker in your local gym, nor the achingly hip trend of deciding not to have fun drink in January – but the release of new emojis for smartphone users.

And 2018’s list is already shrouded in controversy, after the ‘sad poo’ emoji was, erm, flushed from the list by a bowl-full of complainants.

However, Twitter has reacted somewhat differently, with users emptying their vowels onto social media to back the emotional excrement emoji.

As a result, we’ve announced odds of 5/2 that it gets added to the final list of new emojis in the New Year.

Score all your novelty punts at PaddyPower.com

Other sure bets include ginger people (1/25), bald men (1/8), a bagel (1/7), and a llama (1/3). We also offer a slew of left-field contenders, such as a dab (2/1), Donald Trump (4/1), Meghan Markle (7/1), a Gregg’s sausage roll (20/1), and an image of the contentious Brexit border in Ireland (500/1).

Asked about the possible new emojis spokesman Paddy Power said: “Now Apple have added all the essentials – such as bald men, ginger people, and bagels – they can really run wild with cultural tributes.

“Front of that list, probably, should be the dab – and 2017 would really be confirmed as the year of Trump if a Donald emoji was added. Though they do already have that small pair of hands one.

“Elsewhere, it’d be nice to see a pint of wine, everyone’s new favourite princess Meghan Markle, and a new one of the word-tile things saying ‘send nudes’, for all those emoji-nal booty calls.”

TO BE ADDED TO APPLE’S EMOJI DICTIONARY IN JANUARY

1/25        Ginger people
1/8          Bald men
1/7          Bagel
1/3          Llama
2/1          Dab
5/2          Sad poo
11/4        Kitten heels
4/1          Donald Trump
4/1          A pint of wine
7/1          Meghan Markle
8/1          Kim Jong-Un
10/1       “Send nudes”
20/1       Gregg’s sausage roll
66/1       Paddy Power lucky pants
100/1     Kolo Toure’s face
150/1     Tony Pulis’s baseball cap
250/1     Mike Dean showing a yellow card
250/1     Joe Hart being beaten at his near post
500/1    The Irish border

Net your novelty betting at PaddyPower.com

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