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June 3, 2016, 4:53 PM UTC

Brunch lovers rejoice! You will soon be able to communicate about your favorite activity without using any words.

The newest batch of emoji, to be released on June 21, includes pictograms for bacon, egg, avocado, and pancakes, according to the emoji-focused blog Emojipedia.org. The images are part of Unicode 9.0, the newest batch of characters approved by the Unicode Consortium, a Silicon Valley non-profit that oversees the creation of new emoji.


In addition to brunch-related images, the new emojis include a number of images to complete gender pairs: the dancer emoji will get a partner, the bride will get a groom, and Santa Claus will finally be accompanied by Mrs. Claus.

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“Compatibility with existing characters is a key consideration,” wrote Jeremy Burge, founder of Emojipedia and a member of the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee, in an email. Other criteria for approval include expected usage level and distinctiveness. Burge wrote.

While the new emoji will be available to vendors such as Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG) and Microsoft (MSFT) on June 21, they won’t necessarily be available to users on that date.

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