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Re: I was better at taking five than hanging ten

Posted by RRC on January 05, 2006

In Reply to: Re: I was better at taking five than hanging ten posted by Bob on January 05, 2006

: : Hi , can anybody tell me the meaning of this phrase? "i was better at taking five than hanging ten" .

: : Send it to my email, metroguide82@hotmail.com. Thanks

: We normally post answers here for everyone to see and learn from, rather than email them to individuals. I hope you'll understand.

"taking five" is a rest break (maybe even a nap), "hanging ten" is a surfing term referring to surfing with all ten toes at or off the front of the board, so the phrase says "I was better at resting than surfing."