don't know whether to eat it or rub it on

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don't know whether to eat it or rub it on

Don't know what something is or how to use it. This phrase is typically used to describe unrecognizable food. What's this purple mess in the pot here? I don't know whether to eat it or rub it on.
See also: eat, know, on, rub

don't know whether to eat it or rub it on

Rur. do not know what to do with something. (Used to describe a kind of food one does not recognize or that looks unusual.) (Also with doesn't. Don't used with all persons is folksy.) That sure was a fancy dessert Mary served. I didn't know whether to eat it or rub it on. What kind of sauce is this? I don't know whether to eat it or rub it on!
See also: eat, know, on, rub