(WXYZ) — During these serious times, it’s nice to find some humor and connections, even if it’s during a walk.
A family in Grosse Pointe Park put up a sign making it mandatory to have a silly walk when passing by their home on Yorkshire Road near Saint Paul Street. It’s a nod to Monty Python’s silly walk skit.
When a couple passing by posted their walk on Facebook, it went viral bringing even more joy to the homeowner.
“Wherever they go during this skit they walk in very silly ways,” said Liz Koto about the the famous Monty Python skits.
Well, you will now find folks walking that way on Yorkshire Road in Grosse Pointe Park.
“The reactions have been so uplifting, so joyful and so happy.”
Liz and her family put up the signs in front of their home warning walkers they have entered the jurisdiction of the ministry of silly walks. If you don’t know what that is, they have instructions to Google it.
She then takes video from her door bell camera and puts the silly walks in Instagram.
“A couple came by and posted a photo onto her Facebook page and it went bonkers.”
Scott and Kara Shall happened to walk by and decided to post a photo about it.
Scott is in a silly position with the sign front and center.
That post has been shared more than 56,000 thousand times.
Kara explained, “In the comments, people are now posting photos of their sign, they have been inspired by it.”
Liz has been contacted by people from all over the world complimenting the idea and telling her they will be putting up signs in their neighborhoods!
It’s gotten so popular, folks are coming from all over to do their silly walk.
Kara added, “Dance like no one is watching, I think silly walk like no one is watching, even though they are and they are going to post it on instagram.”
The Instagram page is: https://instagram.com/yorkshire.silly.walks?
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