Friday, April 06, 2012

F is for...

‘I need an F word,’ I say to the LSO.
‘Flexor Hallucis Longus,’ he says.
‘What the F?’
‘Flexum is to bend. Hallux is big toe. It’s the muscle that goes down the leg to the tendon and flexes the big toe and…’
At that point I lost interest. I should have known better than to ask a reflexologist who can name every one of the 206 bones in the body and knows loads of muscles by name too.’

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