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Re: Rubbing my tummy and patting my head

Posted by Brian on February 22, 2000

In Reply to: Rubbing my tummy and patting my head posted by Hiroko on February 22, 2000

: What does "rubbing my tummy and patting my head" mean, and why does it mean what it means?
: The example I saw was: "it is like rubbing my tummy and patting my head" referring to the person's not having been able to get the hang of it (I think).

Ever tried rubbing you tummy with one hand and patting your head with the other? It demands a deal of co-ordination and indicates that a task is difficult to execute.