double jointed


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double jointed

An informal term referring to a person with an unusual range of movement at one or more joints.
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Whether you happen to be a middleclass punter with his head so far up his backside he could be double jointed or a working-class fan who does more hours than the speaking clock, it doesn't matter.
I have often wondered why some people are double jointed.
As a kid, I spent hours trying to master the art of ear wiggling, without success, and I have a huge admiration for anyone who is double jointed.
Characteristically the patient has a long narrow face, an arm span greater than their height and is often double jointed.
Phelps has an arm span three inches longer than his 6ft 3in height, is double jointed and boasts hands the size of paddles.
I like it best when their double jointed thumbs become trapped just at the moment of locking.
In the final of a national contest for village teams at Lords, Joe finally met his match when the opposition produced a double jointed batsman who stood facing him feet apart and then bent backwards over the wicket to strike the falling ball.
AT last, a brilliant gadget makes flossing easy and doesn't require you to have double jointed fingers.