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  1. Yourjones
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    How are you walking properly

    Hi,

    We all walk properly: put our left foot forward while swinging our left arm backward. Only sometimes perhaps for fun, we would move both our leg and arm on the same side forward and backward. For sure walking in this way is more than uncomfortable. Is there a specific term or expression for these proper and improper ways of walking in English?
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    Re: How are you walking properly

    I once heard a drill sergeant rebuke a recruit marching in this way with the word tockticking. The word does not seem to be in general use.

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    Re: How are you walking properly

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I once heard a drill sergeant rebuke a recruit marching in this way with the word tockticking. The word does not seem to be in general use.
    This suggests that there may well not be a common term for this, as you'd expect a drill sergeant to know it if it existed.

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