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TKindred Supporting Member of TMP05 Oct 2017 9:39 p.m. PST

I saw this and thought you all my have some passing interest in it.

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ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP06 Oct 2017 3:39 a.m. PST

Very interesting.

Gone Fishing06 Oct 2017 7:45 a.m. PST

Thanks very much for posting this. Fascinating material, though I'm not quite convinced. In the commentary, the conversation begun by Knyght Errant a month ago (with over a hundred replies following) is both articulate and thought-provoking.

Thank you again!

Tacitus06 Oct 2017 2:51 p.m. PST

Not convinced either, but it's still interesting to ponder.

Great War Ace Inactive Member06 Oct 2017 7:30 p.m. PST

John Thaw, as Inspector Morse, had a very "medieval gait". Watch him carefully: it looks like the slightest irregularity in the sidewalk would trip him up, so closely do his heels and balls meet the ground at the same time. Very fluid and graceful.

I read most of that commentary thread started by Knyght Errant, taken over by someone who styles himself "ZarlanTheGreen". Most entertaining. He makes some very good points. And also some ridiculous assertions. And he's rude and enjoys it.

bilsonius20 Oct 2017 6:46 a.m. PST

Reminds me of the sitcom Man about the House when Richard O'Sullivan was trying to teach the girls to play darts: "It's important to stand with your weight on the heels rather than the ball of the foot; note how I keep my weight on my heels and not on my… er…"

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