Meanings: “WTF”

April 17, 2012

Possibilities:

1.  World Taekwondo Federation

2.  Welcome to Facebook

3.  Why the Face?

4.  What Tom-foolery

5.  But of course it especially means Wrist to Forehead — since the 19th century the universal sign of dismay, usually performed with excess drama.

For other lesser possibilities see the Urban Dictionary.

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About Doug Bennett

Doug Bennett is Emeritus President and Professor of Politics at Earlham College. He has a wife, Ellen, and two sons, Tommy (born 1984) and Robbie (born 2003).
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One Response to Meanings: “WTF”

  1. martinkelley says:

    Who knew?!?, I guess I’ve been using it all wrong. I fling my wrist to my forehead at the dismay I feel right now! 🙂

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