Yet another humerous film quip has sailed over the heads of the gibbering, slack jawed, troglodytes to enter the vernacular, sans humor.
"mano y mano" is Spanish for hand AND hand. Used for comedic effect, to imply mental simplicity, in several films. (Other variants include "mono y mono", Spanish for monkey and monkey = malapropism el mejor)
("MANO A MANO" is Spanish for hand TO hand - combat...
This is the actual phrase that is so often mutilated)
"He dun call me ig'nint!"
"Reeallly, ignorant of what? Where would one start."
Yo, bring it, you and me buddie! mano y mano, I' take you down!