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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 the talk and walk the walk

verb phrase

To be both sincere and effective: They Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk/ In the end Perot could talk the talk, but he couldn't walk the walk (1990s+)

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