Facial expressions tell us a lot about what’s going on in the thoughts of others and we use them all the time to our advantage. For example when teenagers need that extra few dollars, they certainly don’t go and approach Dad when he walks through the door with a grumpy look upon his face. That’s a sure fire way to a definite “NO”. Instead they’d look for those times when he was smiling and this would inadvertently get them much better access to his wallet!
There are lots of other situations when we use facial expressions to our advantage. Another one is when someone posts a seriously funny facial expression for all the world to get a bit of a laugh at. This next lot is an example of what I’m talking about.
You can almost read this cricketer’s mind… “OMG, fast bowler! I seriously hope I hit it cause I swear it’s going to hurt if I don’t!”
A little kid with this facial expression looks cute, but on an adult it would be pure evil.
Yep. We’ve all been there, haven’t we?
What do you think, fellas? Clearly quite attractive, but perhaps a little too crazy for your liking?
If this is his facial expression for throwing a little round ball, just imagine the expression on his face when he’s doing ‘other’ things.
Now this one is a very tricky expression. Try and mimic it, I dare you!
This male tennis player’s expression is easier to copy, but he does look a little terrified or perhaps bewildered at what’s happening in front of him.
Now this would be a police mug shot to be proud of. He clearly looks surprised at whatever the charge is. If you’d have to say guilty or innocent, which would it be? Or is dumbfounded more appropriate?
Okay people, when you’re putting on your happy face make sure it NEVER looks like this. She doesn’t look happy. She looks disturbed. VERY disturbed!
This is what a husbands face would look like if their wives spent exactly what they wanted to when out on a shopping expedition!
Who would have thought diving was such an intense sport? Or is that just gravity working against him?
This little tacker looks totally victorious. But at what though, considering he only sleeps, eats and poops? We can only imagine… He’s not sleeping, and he ain’t eating, so that only leaves one attainable victory.
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