crossed legs

crossed legs

while standing or walking is a sign of paresis.
References in classic literature ?
One may sit for several hours at a stretch with one's legs crossed in the same position, if one knows that there's nothing to prevent one's changing one's position; but if a man knows that he must remain sitting so with crossed legs, then cramps come on, the legs begin to twitch and to strain towards the spot to which one would like to draw them.
According to Dr Adeniyi, sitting with crossed legs would also require that the ligaments that hold the bones also have to stretch to keep that position because it is not a normal anatomic position.
Don't sit with crossed legs - it's bad for the knees.
SURAJ Pratap Singh, son of Pratap Singh, a resident of New Block Kaichi Choll Colony, one of the worst- affected colonies in Bhopal, was born with crossed legs and mental disorder.
Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations, it is somewhat irresponsible to do so with an accompanying photo that shows a woman with crossed legs and her arm raised above her heart while the medical assistant checks her blood pressure.
The 24-year-old lay in front of the camera in a single-button-tied white shirt with bare crossed legs, reports the Sun.
I was expecting crossed legs and damp gussets but instead Charly smiled sweetly and said "Do you mind if we come in?
So, if the new law bites, expect to see a lot of crossed legs on Britain's streets.
Closed postures, with features such as folded arms and crossed legs, indicate a closed personality and a lack of confidence.
Balkenhol wants monuments to the common man, who may seem banal and unheroic but is free and independent - the figure in Untitled (Man on Bench), with his casually crossed legs and naked torso, is typical.
It has caused a few cross words as well as crossed legs in Strathpeffer, Easter Ross.