There was a Facebook friend commented like this on my meme-post:

Just eat your beans - by the way how many make five?

I did a quick-research and came up with this. Still don't get it. What does it mean? He's from UK by the way.

Oh, although, probably it won't be necessary, the meme I had posted was:

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In the UK, if you say that someone knows 'how many beans make five', you are saying that the person is sensible and intelligent.

How many beans make five (Lexico)

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