"If he was a horse you'd shoot him," says Fahey as he watches his amicable assistant head pigeontoed
down to the office, where breakfast is consumed by all, even the stable jockey, for whom two chocolate digestives is sufficient.
It's a losing battle, made manifest by the absurdity of his costume--a warrior-knot and samurai-like robes over pigeontoed
shoes--and the frailty of his human nature.
habilis, while bipedal, possess feet which are rotated inward, such that locomotion on the hind limbs would have been extremely "pigeontoed
" and, in fact, not well suited for striding.
Here was an appallingly pigeontoed
, shuffling unfortunate with a head and body that never stopped twitching.