Phrases to go with my new "gesture":
Hey, what's that?
[nothing, just looking beatific]
...and another thing...
I have an idea.
J'accuse! (my personal favorite)
Stick 'em up!
Excuses for that "gesture":
I just got initiated into the Yakuza.
I am not a good chainsaw operator.
Hatchets should not be juggled.
I made a small sacrifice to the football gods (which was, apparently, ignored).
[i'll add more as they come to me]