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but i think Irish dancing is well shit
I absolutely hate it
Guinness is fucking vile as well and Liam Miller was shite
Always on the front covers of the papers, prime time on BBC. You think you'd get away from it on DiS, but there's threads every week. Maybe it's just a fad and it will all die down.
and she cried.
Make of that what you will.
I don't riverdance!
and I don't approve of the way the little girls are pushed into having their hair and make-up done so appallingly. A little bit of competition at that age is very healthy, but some parents go totally fucking loco with it.
but I think the highland fling is gorgeous. I also find morris dfancing cute.
however it's got to be ukrainian cozack dancing! I can do this for ages and really fast too, but only if i'm absolutely moroculous, If I'm sober I can't do it for more than about ten seconds.
Just using your arms to distract from the below par footwork!
ukaranian one is brilliant
But the sorry state of the stylistic choices?
I'm not really a big fan of The Craic. Small talk is awkward.
Got to go to 2 weddings this year with ceilidhs. Fuck. That.
but I can't bear a ceilidh. the type of ludicrous outfits I like to tart myself up in for weddings don't lend themselves well to 'reeling' and it's dangerous to do Strip The Willow in heels, and if I take my heels off I disappear. If I'm going to sweat off my makeup, I'd rather do it whilst limbo-ing. I sounds like a real spoilsport, maybe it's just bad memories of 'social dancing' at school. I sued to go to Socttish Country Dabnding classesa nd perform at festivals, it's not the dancing itslerf I dislike- I'm just not a fan of stuffing my face with food and drink and then having to do The Dashing White Sargent whilst all dolled up.
Seems to be the in thing at the moment for wedding entertainment. For one of them there's a pretty aggressive note in the invitation saying we HAVE to take part too. Obviously the Disability Discrimination Act doesn't cover weddings but... y'know.
One of them's with a live band too. It's costing my mate a fucking fortune. But that's what he wants apparently so...
File alongside 'English people wearing kilts at weddings' in the Tenuous Celtic Nonsense folder.
Leave dancing to the people who want to dance.
then I think ceilidhs work well at weddings - they're a good way to get everyone up on the dancefloor (rather than it gradually filling up as people get more drunk), and mean that you end up dancing with people you might not know as well.
They should have them at corporate training days, not weddings.
Try and engage in that outside the formal ceilidh boundaries and you're in a minefield that could bring the whole wedding down.
can you not sit it out?
Are you forced to dance?
except bit drunk at a wedding or throwing kids around type
dancing thinks YOU'RE shit!!!
wax in my ears
hope it enjoys itself endlessly skipping around pretending it's an artform
- harru, 2009
due to British oppression of their culture, dancing was defined as "rhythmic movement of the arms above the waist" or something... so they just wiggled their legs about instead.
I hate it.
It's up there with Gaelic football as an Irish thing I love to hate.
My Mum bloody loves it and loves all her Irish roots. We're right at the front.