Hidden drug meanings behind common emojis are revealed

Hidden drug meanings behind common emojis are revealed
Hidden drug meanings behind common emojis are revealed
From the red and yellow pill to a broccoli leaf and a power point plug: The hidden drug meanings behind some of our most commonly sent emojis Hidden drug meanings behind emojis were revealed on Kyle and Jackie O show The meanings were first shared by a mother who lost her son to a drug overdose Broccoli emoji is used as code for marijuana while snowflake is used for cocaine 

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While emojis are one of the easiest forms of communicating in a text format some youths are using the popular characters as codewords for various drugs. 

KIIS FM radio hosts Kyle and Jackie O discussed the countless emojis being used amongst the younger generation on Thursday morning with the show's producer Tom revealing which ones had more sinister meanings behind them.

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Tom said teenagers would often send texts to each other in just emojis so their parents wouldn't catch on to what they were actually talking about.

The secret meanings were first shared by American relationship expert,

"Dr Laura Berman who tragically lost her 16-year-old son to a drug overdose in February this year. 

Among the drugs being discussed over text in code is marijuana which is symbolised by anything green such as a leaf, broccoli or a Christmas tree.

Emojis have become the new way of communicating among teenagers and youths but some are using the popular characters as codewords for various drugs (stock image)

Emojis have become the new way of communicating among teenagers and youths but some are using the popular characters as codewords for various drugs (stock image)

The drug cocaine is talked about through an emoji of a snowflake or a man skiing as the substance can often be referred to as 'snow' or 'powder'.

Meanwhile, the emoji with the face of someone drooling represents ecstasy and the red and yellow pill is used as a codeword for heroin.

'This is what the kids are doing,' Tom said to hosts Kyle and Jackie O.

'The new thing is to send whole sentences in just

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