A hand with crib notes used in situations that call for authenticity and poise
"I knew I'd get nervous proposing to my girlfriend, especially when I'd say that my words were coming from the bottom of my heart, and I didn't want to awkwardly take out a piece of paper, so I calmly read off an Alaskan Teleprompter and I could tell from the split-second of eye contact with her how much we truly loved each other."
Being so stupid and incompetent that you need to write notes on your hand simply to remember what to say.
From Sarah Palin's need to use notes scribbled on her hand to remind her of the few basic key points of her speech at the Tea Party convention in Nashville, TN.
Jon: I want to propose to Lisa but I don't think I can remember what to say.
Eric: Dude, you're such an idiot
. Just use an Alaskan teleprompter and write "Will you marry me?" on your hand.
Writing notes for a speech on the palm in place of using an expensive TelePrompTer. Sarah Palin
, Alaska's former governed used one for her keynote speech to the Tea Party
on February 6, 2010.
Bill: "What's that on the boss's hand?"
George: "The company couldn't aford a TelePrompTer so he wrote some notes on his hand."
Bill: "The old Alaskan TelePrompTer, eh?"