Here are a few lines from the uber creepy Thin People short by Brian Lumley.
“No, no, we’re halfway there now,” he grumbled, hurrying along beside me, almost taking my arm in his nervousness. “And anyway, it’s a nice bright night tonight. They’re not much for light nights.”
“They?” I asked again.
“People!” Despite his short, bowed legs, he was half a pace ahead of me. “The thin people.”