Posted by RRC on January 05, 2006
In Reply to: 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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."