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talk to the hand


a statement used to dismiss someone or indicate you are not listening; also written tell it to the hand


You think I should spend time with you? Talk to the hand.

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the hand being the symbol for 'stop''s 21st Century Lexicon
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talk to the hand


Don't bother me as I am not listening to you; I'm ignoring you •said with the hand raised, palm facing out toward the adversary's face: Complaining again? Talk to the hand (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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