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Thursday 12th July 2012 | 16:38
After her legendary Commons performance yesterday*, videos of vigorous backbencher Anne Marie Morris went viral and she trended on Twitter.
But the great mystery has been this: just what is wrong with her arm?
Well, I just bumped into her in the Commons and discovered that her arm is not broken, as commonly believed.
Instead, she's suffering from an injured shoulder, with her tendons very sore. And, the reason? It's wonderfully prosaic - she strained herself trying to lift a photocopier (and no, it wasn't a Gordonesque road rage-style attack on an innocent Xerox).
Let that be a lesson to you all....
For good measure, here's her PMQ again in all its glory:
*Telegraph sketchwriter Michael Deacon surpassed himself yesterday with this account of the event.
As for why she was waving her slinged arm, the MP says she had her question in her free hand and couldn't wave that.
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