Posted by ESC on February 22, 2000
In Reply to: Rubbing my tummy and patting my head posted by Brian 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.
It's kind of a trick you play on a little child. Ask him if he can rub his tummy and pat his head.