History Main / GlasgowGrin

20th Sep '17 8:45:36 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Inigo Montoya in ''Film/ThePrincessBride'' has a downplayed version with a scar on each cheek. These scars don't touch his lips, and they came from neat nonlethal cuts rather than deeply carved incisions from the corners of the mouth. [[spoiler:During his duel with the count who scarred him, Inigo inflicts similar wounds face before finishing him off.]]

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* Inigo Montoya in ''Film/ThePrincessBride'' has a downplayed version with a scar on each cheek. These scars don't touch his lips, and they came from neat nonlethal cuts rather than deeply carved incisions from the corners of the mouth. [[spoiler:During his duel with the count who scarred him, Inigo inflicts similar wounds on the man's face before finishing him off.]]
17th Sep '17 10:54:09 AM nombretomado
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Named, of course, after the Glasgow Smile, an [[ViolentGlaswegian act of violence]] where you hold someone's mouth open with a knife and cut a smile into the victim's face. Not all characters with a Glasgow Grin have been scarred; some of them were born with it. [[GoodScarsEvilScars Generally, characters with Glasgow Grins tend to be evil, insane, or both]]. If it is a protagonistic character who is not a villain, it also just shows that they are a somewhat {{dark|IsNotEvil}} character. It's sometimes known as a Chelsea Smile, in reference to [[BritishFootyTeams the London football team]], whose [[FootballHooligans more violent fans]] were reputed to inflict it on people as a FinishingMove, or as a [[UsefulNotes/IrishTravellers Traveller's Smile]], also called "sourire de l'ange" (the angel's smile) in French.

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Named, of course, after the Glasgow Smile, an [[ViolentGlaswegian act of violence]] where you hold someone's mouth open with a knife and cut a smile into the victim's face. Not all characters with a Glasgow Grin have been scarred; some of them were born with it. [[GoodScarsEvilScars Generally, characters with Glasgow Grins tend to be evil, insane, or both]]. If it is a protagonistic character who is not a villain, it also just shows that they are a somewhat {{dark|IsNotEvil}} character. It's sometimes known as a Chelsea Smile, in reference to [[BritishFootyTeams [[UsefulNotes/BritishFootyTeams the London football team]], whose [[FootballHooligans more violent fans]] were reputed to inflict it on people as a FinishingMove, or as a [[UsefulNotes/IrishTravellers Traveller's Smile]], also called "sourire de l'ange" (the angel's smile) in French.
17th Sep '17 8:13:42 AM ebbradsh
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** Another well-known example is a titan that wears a permanent grotesque grin and can unhinge its jaw to bite, known as the [[ExactlyWhat ItSaysOnTheTin Smiling Titan.]]

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** Another well-known example is a titan that wears a permanent grotesque grin and can unhinge its jaw to bite, known as the [[ExactlyWhat ItSaysOnTheTin [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Smiling Titan.]]
17th Sep '17 8:13:09 AM ebbradsh
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** Another well-known example is a titan that wears a permanent grotesque grin and can unhinge its jaw to bite, known as the [[ExactlyWhat ItSaysOnTheTin Smiling Titan.]]
15th Sep '17 9:44:54 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Inigo Montoya in ''Film/ThePrincessBride'' has a downplayed version with a scar on each cheek. These scars don't touch his lips, and they came from neat nonlethal cuts rather than deeply carved incisions from the corners of the mouth. [[spoiler:During his duel with the count who scarred him, Inigo inflicts similar wounds face before finishing him off.]]
3rd Sep '17 9:07:19 AM RicPot
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* Arthur Shelby Sr. has the scars of a Glasgow Grin in ''Series/PeakyBlinders''. His actor Creator/TommyFlanagan has them for real, and is mentioned in RealLife below.
26th Aug '17 7:07:07 PM Meggymegymeh
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* Sans from Undertale (2015) appears to always be sporting this trope no matter the situation.
11th Aug '17 6:44:10 AM TudorRose
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* In Creator/RobinJarvis' ''Literature/DeptfordMice'' trilogy, a rat who offended [[BigBad Jupiter's]] lieutenant [[TheDragon Morgan]] in his youth had his lips sliced off as punishment. Because of his permanent grin, he was given the nickname Smiler.
13th May '17 8:24:19 AM 8BrickMario
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'', the Other Wybie has a perpetual, blankly cheerful smile on his face. When it starts to falter, [[spoiler: the Other Mother attempts to keep it that way, permanently...with a needle and thread.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'', the Other Wybie has a perpetual, blankly cheerful smile on his face. When it starts to falter, [[spoiler: the Other Mother attempts to keep it that way, permanently...with a needle and thread.]]]]The doll used by the Other Mother also has one, because she slits open the mouth to remove the stuffing and turn it inside out for a different skintone when remaking it for her next victim.
13th Feb '17 3:52:11 PM Wyldchyld
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** An omake has a kuchisake-onna (see below) do her thing to a guy. It backfires completely as it turns out her mouth is FetishFuel for him, and she ends up running away calling him a pervert.

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** An omake has a kuchisake-onna (see below) do her thing to a guy. It backfires completely as it turns out her mouth is FetishFuel fetish fuel for him, and she ends up running away calling him a pervert.
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