Emoji Chaucer–is this the universal translation?

Partly to have fun, partly to ask a serious question about universal translation, we are passing along Sara Bickley’s emoji translation of the opening lines of Chaucer’s General Prologue. [Screenshot of the tweet is below; link to original tweet: http://bit.ly/1DZno7t]

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