Bent-armed Richard Armitage

akimbo: with elbows bent away from the body, or with elbows bent and hands on hips. More generally, with limbs flung out. Word origin uncertain, but the possibilities are fascinating. Richard Armitage as Lucas North in Spooks 9.1. Source:

~ by Servetus on March 22, 2017.

2 Responses to “Bent-armed Richard Armitage”

  1. Where does is come from? Sounds like an african fertility rite 😂


    • Probably from Old Norse, says the consensus, but someone has proposed French and African derivations, too.


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