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"...but its that important you have to grasp it before finding it the hard way. Just a thought."
reply to post by new_here
The pain is my dad's.
His hand has been incapacitated since Dec 17. I am feeling frustrated with the speed of recovery & his attitude towards the process.
Thank you for your thoughtful reply. This is the kind of response I'm hoping for.
I am feeling frustrated
reply to post by Brotherman
After my initial negative reaction to the joke (I am a girl), I read your reply again...
METAPHORS USING A HAND
(Hands) control, power, charge, authority; command, responsibility, guardianship, management, care, supervision, jurisdiction; possession, keeping, custody; clutches, grasp, thrall; disposal; say-so.
When things get out of control, we say they are out of hand. When we want to take control, we try to get a grip, or get a handle on things. When we are missing a view of fundamental reality, we say we are out of touch. When we are likely to say something, truthful, but possibly embarrassing, our mothers tell us to sit on our hands. This last one describes the interesting relationship between the hands and speech. Stifle the hands and the mouth is mute...