I have weird elbows. Most people call them double jointed. All people call them “Ewwww” when they see them for the first time. I don’t really care. When people do this I just say that it’s my best party trick and move on. My favorite instance was in a yoga class. I did a super cool pose until someone pointed them out. A girl said “Ewww” really loud. She’s a peach and a grown-ass woman. You can’t keep these things to yourself at this age? After I was chastised by the teacher, I couldn’t hold the pose again.
I have thankfully passed on these genes to my child. He is even more flexible than I. He recently started doing this thing where he can move his scalp. It looks like he is wearing a toupee. Plus his eyebrows don’t move when he does it and it is creepy and awesome. Yes, I realize this probably has nothing to do with flexibility. Anyway, I called it his “2nd best party trick.”
Seems to me 2nd Best Party Trick should be a wedding band. They probably include silly things as instruments. Like kazoos or a washboard.