silly walk

silly walk

[Monty Python's Flying Circus] 1. A ridiculous procedure required to accomplish a task. Like grovel, but more random and humorous. "I had to silly-walk through half the /usr directories to find the maps file."

2. Synonym fandango on core.
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BUDAPEST, April 1 (Reuters) -- Hundreds of Hungarians marched through central Budapest in a "silly walk" parade on Monday, copying flamboyant moves from British comedy group Monty Python's famous television sketch to mark April Fools' Day.
Cleese release me St Mirren boss Oran Kearney channelled his inner John Cleese at Dens Park yesterday with his own silly walk. It's all gone a bit Fawlty since the Irishman took over and as he continues to seek a first win it maybe time to try something completely ducks and cover Torrential rain battered Buenos Aires and caused the River v Boca grudge match in the Copa Libertadores to be postponed but riot police hardly sent out a message of defiance by hiding for cover when the heavens opened as fans braved elements.
It is then recommended to add unconventional exercises such as a "silly walk" to one's daily routine to make workout more fun and effective.
CLASSIC SKETCH: John Cleese performs his famous silly walk
23 ( ANI ): Television viewers in Britain have accused the BBC of 'airbrushing history' after it aired an edited episode of Fawlty Towers, best remembered for the line 'Don't mention the war' and John Cleese's silly walk when impersonating Hitler.
'I do a silly walk! Can I get a ticket to the show?'"
Also Morecambe and Wise or Miranda Hart, French and Saunders or John Cleese doing a silly walk. CLARE BALDING
He said: "I'm glad I won't have to do the silly walk sketch, which I never thought was as funny as everybody else did."
"So walking home at night, I often silly walk, just because it feels good to stretch."
I will be gratuitously rude to all of you in turn, starting with Mr K Smith of Selly Park, who has a silly walk and terrible taste in curtains.
One woman who saw him said: "It was about 10.30pm and he was slurring his speech and doing his silly walk. He fell over at one stage.