Alexander, still standing at the end of the river span, saw the lower chord of the cantilever arm give a little, like an elbow bending
. He shouted and ran after the second gang, but by this time every one knew that the big river span was slowly settling.
These include twisting and lifting the wrist while holding a can of beans, turning and flexing the wrist and, my favourite, elbow bending
The diehard cynic, having shortsightedly made this profound observation and escaped having been lynched by the purist, would need to undergo a re-indoctrination program in some gulag for those who do not understand the excitement of an FA Cup draw after each round and the shock and horror that follows the fall of the big fellas and the sheer ecstasy reflected in felling them as unknowns-it goes down as a glorious page in their history accompanied by an elbow bending
songfest that lasts forever and a night.
The Luger works on a toggle link system much like an elbow bending
and then locking.
| ELBOW BENDING
: Denby Dale Lions Club members, from left, Peter Reeve, David Hoskings and Steve Godfrey sample the wares at last year's festival