Also called resting bitchface (that’s RBF, of course), bitchy resting face, or chronic bitchface, bitchface most often refers to a facial expression that doesn’t consciously express a particular emotion, but that others perceive as scowling or threatening. Ouch.
So what do you think? Is having a word for this expressionless expression helpful, laughable, offensive, or something else? We asked film students from California College of the Arts to give us their take:
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