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Rebus brain teasers use words or letters in interesting orientations to represent common phrases.

 

Puzzle ID:#41062
Fun:*** (2.71)
Difficulty:** (1.97)
Category:Rebus
Submitted By:jazzmusician46Aau*****

 

 

 



What popular expression does this rebus represent?


Nose says, "Hi there, hand! How are you today?"
Foot says, "You're looking very attractive, my dear hand!"
Kneecap says, "How are those calluses feeling, hand?"


Answer

"Talk to the hand."

Explanation: All conversation (or talk) is directed to the hand.


This phrase emerged in the USA in the 1990s. It means: be quiet (with outstretched vertical palm), I've no interest in hearing what you've got to say.

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Comments

Creamy_SugaAus*
Mar 15, 2008

First Comment! Nice Quiz!
panjunzhe*cn*
Mar 16, 2008

I thought so too. Very good.
jazzmusician46Aau*
Mar 16, 2008

Thanks
4demo*
Mar 17, 2008

Great teaser! I'm not familiar with that saying, but you had a nice explanation.
lorpen*au*
Apr 05, 2008

Excellent teaser
lisumei*cn*
Apr 28, 2008

So hard
coltonr1Aus*
Jul 19, 2008

Awesome Teaser! Very well written.
jazzmusician46Aau*
Jul 19, 2008

Well, thank you for those kind words.
bradon182001*us*
Apr 27, 2010

Well now, I learned something new today. Thanks for posting.
ThinksForFun*
Jul 17, 2013

Did "foot" give an underhanded compliment?

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