There’s No Margarita Emoji & Your Bachelorette Party Deserves Better
Why is there no margarita emoji?
Forgive us for sounding petty, but have you ever been texting your best bridesmaids and found yourself looking for a margarita emoji that didn’t exist. That’s happened to us, and while we’re obviously pleased to see the existence of the whiskey and martini emojis, the blatant lack of margarita emoji representation just seems wrong when there’s a whole world of women just trying to enjoy tequila-filled drinks in celebration of their most special life events.
If you’re bold enough to recognize the gravity of this situation, you’ll be happy to know the fine people at el Jimador Tequila didn’t come to play around — they started a 100% legit Change.org petition to get a margarita emoji on the 2019 roster of newbies. This is serious stuff, people, pay attention.
According to historical fact and reference, the margarita is said to have been created in 1938 by Carlos “Danny” Herrera at his Tijuana, Mexico restaurant, a place known for drinks and ambiance at the time. It is believed he created it for a former Ziegfield dancer who could only drink tequila due to allergies to other spirits (same, though). Since then, the margarita’s popularity has flourished, currently reigning supreme as the #1 bar call in the U.S. as confirmed by the latest 2017 Nielsen CGA survey data (we think it has something to do with tequila being a better choice than some other beverages).
Why, oh why, then, are margarita emojis so vastly underserved (read: not served at all)? Like, is there a reason in these modern times that women can’t easily access the proper text-ready graphic image to represent their best cocktail choice?
Use your power. VOTE for the #MargEmoji. Power to the people.
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