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So what is a “face palm”?

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So what is a “face palm”?

From: Wikipedia
The facepalm

A facepalm is the physical gesture of lowering one’s face into one’s hand, usually partially concealing the face. The gesture is found in many cultures as a display of exasperation.

It has also been found in chimpanzees and other animals, suggesting that the action is as natural as a sigh or cough.

Internet culture

The facepalm was popularized as an Internet meme based on an image of Star Trek Captain Jean-Luc PicardFace Palm Captain Picard from Star Trek performing the gesture. In Internet discussions, the term is used as an expression of embarrassment, frustration, disbelief, disgust, shame or general woe.

It often expresses mockery or disbelief of perceived idiocy. The facepalm is often expressed using an image. Another action as to one slapping their face with the palm of their hand.

From: Urban Dictionary

The act of dropping one’s face / forehead into one’s hand. Usually accompanied by a “thunk” or a cry of “D’oh!”

Usually written between asteriks in online conversation, to demonstrate an action.

Similar to *headdesk*

Today I locked my keys in my car. Again. *facepalm*
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