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Glasgow smile

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  1. a nickname for the malicious practice of cutting a victim's face from the edges of the mouth to the ears, often using a credit card to hold the mouth open in modern times: the cut - or its scars - form an "extension" of what resembles a smile

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 3, 2009
  2. The practice originated in the Scottish city of Glasgow, which gave it its name

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 3, 2009
  3. Sometimes to further hurt or even kill the victim, he or she would then be stabbed or kicked, most notably in the stomach (or in case of kicking, the groin), so that the face would be ripped apart when the victim screamed

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 3, 2009
  4. London (where it is known as a "Chelsea grin") and other areas of Britain, for gangs hoping to leave a message to rival gang members

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 3, 2009
  5. If cut deep enough, the victim can likely bleed to death

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 3, 2009
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