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'Openness rather than distance': How Queen revolutionised mother's royal wave tradition

According to body language expert Judi James, the Queen learned her idiosyncratic royal wave from her mother.

The Queen Mother, however, had a more old fashioned wave, which “ephasised” the difference between the Queen and her husband, George VI, and the public.

Judi told Express.co.uk exclusively: “The Queen was taught (the royal wave) by her mother who was the most famous exponent.

“The Queen Mother would bend her right arm at the elbow, bringing the lower arm up at a 45 degree angle to the upper arm and turn the fingertips in small, circular motions.

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