Glasgow smile

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Glasgow smile (plural Glasgow smiles)

  1. A facial scar received from being cut on the edge of the mouth, resembling an extended smile.
    • 2006 June, The Times, "Third World Scouts to aid Glasgow poor",
      Here they will become acquainted with the city’s endemic crime, random violence and such terms as “a Glasgow kiss” (a head butt) and “a Glasgow smile” (a mouth extended with a cut).
    • 2007, Harland Miller, International Lonely Guy[1], page 118:
      To promote the bid they had this slogan, 'Glasgow Smiles Better', which, when you consider what a Glasgow smile is, is a pretty negative association to make.


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