Значение идиомы six of one and half-a-dozen of the other

[six of one and half-a-dozen of the other] {n. phr.} Two things thesame; not a real choice; no difference.

Which coat do you likebetter, the brown or the blue? It’s six of one and half-a-dozen of theother.

Johnny says it’s six of one and half-a-dozen of the otherwhether he does the job tonight or tomorrow night.