crabwise (KRAB-wyz) adjective
2. In a cautious or roundabout manner.
[From the sideways movement of crabs.]
popinjay (POP-in-jay), noun:
A vain and talkative person.
Popinjay is from Middle English papejay, popingay, meaning “parrot,” from Old French papegai, deriving ultimately from Arabic babagha.
LJ perhaps should perhaps be renamed popin-J.