Don't get it? This one is sure to draw some confused, flummoxed looks from the laymen (and laywomen) geeks, or otherwise normal civilians. Since we seem to need a symbolic way to write everything in todays text-based world, the heart has been reduced to the symbols <3. If you squint, turn your head sideways, and conjure the shape of a heart in your mind's eye, the heart becomes obvious. Duh!