side-straddle hop

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Tue Dec 23 05:07:37 UTC 2008

Incredibly not in OED. 
1919 _Twelfth U.S. Infantry, 1798-1919_ ( N.Y.: Knickerbocker Press)   325: "K" Company claims to be the best in the execution of "side-straddle hop." 
1919 [George W. Small, ed.] _Story of the Forty-Seventh: Being the History of a Regiment of Heavy Artillery_  (Baltimore: pvtly. ptd.) 75: (Colonel) Hobbs ventured out on deck just as the ship was doing the "side-straddle-hop." 

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