morphii Lets You Throw Shade in a Text

A wonderful article here tells us how many of us are using the phrase, “throwing shade” incorrectly.  It’s really worth a read, as there’s more history there than you might imagine.  A lot more than meets the eye, if you will.

Relatedly, I think by now most of us are aware of a certain look that goes with the idea of throwing shade these days:


But what if I want to communicate the emotion behind throwing shade quickly, and easily?  I suppose I could go try to find a .gif that would suit, but I don’t have any readily at hand.  Maybe an emoji would do…

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Nope.  None of them captures what I’m trying to express.

Thankfully, now there’s the Morphii Keyboard App where you’ll find this handy little expression (shown here at max intensity):

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