Oh, those clever Swedes. IKEA, the iconic flat-pack furniture maker, couple destroyer and meatball purveyor, is now trying to save your relationship. With emoticons.
This new bunch will increase your ability to express your love, or some such thing, with IKEA-inspired ‘cons for your smartphone, like cooking pots, chairs, lamps, and you guessed it, meatballs.
“Men and women have always found difficulty in communication,” IKEA states. “In the home situation misunderstandings occur most around clutter. And that is why IKEA introduces Emoticons: a communication tool to ensure universal love and understanding in your home. All your hints, desires and questions will be understood right away. Give it a try. Start spreading happiness.”
You can download them for free at the App Store or Google Play.
Now watch this and see how a real Swede pronounces, “IKEA”: