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Re: Wipe your face

Posted by The Bossman on March 20, 2009 at 16:23

In Reply to: Wipe your face posted by Nick Rolligs on February 14, 2009 at 15:11:

One could assue its origins come from being in a sticky situation makes one sweat particularly here in the southern United States. Wiping ones face is a way starting out with a clean slate.

The origins may be from a New Orleans based rap movie entitled Baller Blockin' starring Juvenile and Lil' Wayne in which a police officer during a heated interrogation says "I think he's sweatin' a little bit...wipe his faaaace"

The phrase is actually somewhat popular in certain subcultures within the New Orleans community.

: Origin of 'wipe your face', as in breaking even?