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another monty python take-off

delving yet again into my monty python obsession to make fun of something

The Virginia Police Theater Corp presents: The Ministry of Silly Walks (abridged version)

Minister: Good morning. I'm sorry to have kept you waiting, but I'm afraid my walk has become rather sillier recently, and so it takes me rather longer to get to work. Now then, what was it again?

Virginia Police Chief: Well sir, I have a silly walk and I'd like to obtain a Government grant to help me develop it.

Minister: I see. May I see your silly walk?

Virginia Police Chief: Yes, certainly, yes.

(He gets up and walks in a zig-zag motion across the room)

Minister: That's it, is it?

Virginia Police Chief: Yes, that's it, yes.

Minister: lt's not particularly silly, is it? I mean, it's a simple zig-zag.

Virginia Police Chief: Yes, but I think that with Government backing I could get the whole city to walk like this. That would make it very silly.

Minister: Indeed.


i can see why you'd mock it. it's very mockalicious.

would anyone take that seriously? i just can't see people zig zagging down the sidewalk. and besides, it seems to me a good shot could compensate for that.

my personal theory is that people are majorly stupid. if the streets of DC turn into something resembling a drunk convention, i know i'm right.

I remember watching a movie with Alan Arkin where he's running towards a plane on the tarmac while being shot at and the other actor is on the plane yelling at him to "serpantine"... funny as hell...

I once, in my younger college-aged days, bummed a few Zig-Zags off a Virgina State Trooper

Yep. This was the first thing I thought of as well.

And, thank you for bringing us another fine Python moment.

Well, I was walking in a zig-zag fashion yesterday.

But it was from all the alcohol I'd consumed.

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