Morris dancing

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  1. Flyingscotsman2

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    Morris dancing wats that all about then....:wub:
     
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    Dunno.
    Could ask the same about poncing about with your arms in the air, pretending to be a stag....:wub:
     
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    Delux dancing.....got all the bells n whistles
     
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    Dunno, it's all bells and handkerchiefs to me..........

    ......there must be some closet Morris dancers on here somewhere, though
     
  5. Flyingscotsman2

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    Poncing.... Still doesn't answer my question
     
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    Your question....Dunno.

    Answer mine?
     
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    Love watching them dance when they're a bit drunk!
     
  8. Flyingscotsman2

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    I don't know y u do it john do u like dancing....:wink:
     
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    Gotta be a lot drunk to do it in the first place.
     
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    Sure to be derived from some ancient pagen ritual.
     
  11. Flyingscotsman2

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    See I know Scottish dancing especially over the sword was to show how brave and nibble u where on your feet. But Morris dancing has always baffled me... Where did it come from who started it was it old mo? .....
     
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    It's a form of choreographed dance, thought to originate from the Moors ie Moorish Dance.

    The Moors as you know, controlled much of southern Europe between the 8th and 15th century.

    Why do you ask?

    Are you planning to take it up?



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    Well I am doing a study on country dances . Morris dancing come up in the seminar. Very interesting subject.
     
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    Could tell you a joke about Morris Dancer and the Royal Marines but there are Ladies present. (y)
     
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    Someone has to include this...
    A well-used anonymous witticism, often misattributed to Oscar Wilde, states that you should "try anything once except incest or Morris dancing", which is easier said than done if you were born in Norfolk.
     
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    Just found out the guys name who brought Morris dancing to England .Bert
     
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    Morris dancing.....scarier than the Haka

     
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    Looks like they didn't know the steps.... :rofl:
     

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