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I don’t know it off the top of my hand

This is a mash up of “off the top of my head” and “offhand”, both meaning to say something without preparation.  Hand and head both look and sound similar, and are both body parts, all adding to the confusion.   I have heard this one many times in conversation and in meetings.

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One Comment on “I don’t know it off the top of my hand”

  1. dikdikpellek says:

    Sarah Palin knows all about knowing something “off the top of my hand.”


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