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๐Ÿ“˜ Blue Book emoji

[bloo boo k ih-moh-jee]

What doesย ๐Ÿ“˜ Blue Book emojiย mean?

The blue bookย emoji ain’t extra, that’s for sure: It’s just a blue book, and people use it in all sorts of contexts related to reading and academics.

Sometimes it specifically references blue books used for written exams in school, other times the Kelley Blue book vehicle value guide. How exciting.

Related words:

  • ๐Ÿ“š books emoji
  • ๐Ÿ“• red book emoji
  • ๐Ÿ“—ย green book emoji
  • ๐Ÿ“™ย orange book emoji

Where does ๐Ÿ“˜ Blue Book emoji come from?

Examples of ๐Ÿ“˜ Blue Book emoji

Quit is not a word in my ๐Ÿ“˜
@iamquenwin, February, 2016
2 Year Old Reads *In a People House* ๐Ÿ“•๐Ÿ“—๐Ÿ“˜
Mama Natural, YouTube (video title), April, 2016
9 Stylish Ways To Organize Your Bookshelfย  ๐Ÿ“— ๐Ÿ“˜ ๐Ÿ“™ ๐Ÿ“•
Nifty, Facebook (video title), November, 2017

Who uses ๐Ÿ“˜ Blue Book emoji?

Theย blue book emoji appears most often on social media. It is also used to enhance titles on YouTube or other social-platform headlines related to books, reading, and academics.

As with any emoji, the blue book emoji can appear on its own or with a host of others, often with other colored book emoji to add a visual pop. The emoji is usually placed at the end of a sentence, unless it substitutes the word book.

One of the leading uses of the blue book emoji is to talk aboutย books and reading, especially a love of them and when the actual book someone is reading is blue.ย 

And, World Book Day on April 23rd sees many uses of the blue book emoji to celebrate all things reading.

Shelfies, like a selfie but of someone’s bookshelf, are often posted on social media with the blue book emoji.

Outside of blue book exams, the emoji can mark academics and learning more generally.

Occasionally and in line with its Kelley Blue Book uses, people use the blue book emoji when discussing sales, prices, and “a good deal,” such as this posting on Depop:ย ๐Ÿ“˜DISTRESSED DRESS๐Ÿ“˜vintageย #50s๐Ÿ“˜“Parkland of Dallas”ย ๐Ÿ“˜over-dyed cotton with wax resist polka dots๐Ÿ“˜rhinestones on bodice๐Ÿ“˜some fraying and discoloration due to age ๐Ÿ“˜flat measurementsใ€ฐchest:17″/waist:14″/hips:free๐Ÿ‘›$20+shipping๐Ÿ’‹

On Instagram, some peopleย tag the blue book emoji (ย #๐Ÿ“˜)ย in pictures of their bookshelves or themselves reading, often coordinated with decor, clothing, or other objects that are blue or look good with blue.

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