(sorce: Iceberg Slim – Pimp, The story of my life)
The section that contains the word:
”He squeeled: Shine ’em up, hot shot! If I had your ’hand’ I would throw mine away. Get on bigtime. Shines ain’t but a dime. Shine ’em up!
I looked down at my stomps. They could stand a gloss all right.”
Slim walks down the street in elegant clothes and a shoeshiner man invites him to get his shoes cleaned. (The section above is what the shoeshiner tells to Slim.)
So what does he mean by ’If I had your hand I would throw mine away’ ?
thanks in advance
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