I happen to *like* right shoulder round and have liked it ever since three 
callers at a dance event used it and it went rather flawlessly.  I like the 
fact that it is actually descriptive in what you're doing.  I think that the 
more we try to invent made-up words to try to make it sound fun and whimsey, 
the more we are likely to upset dancers who don't like that we're changing 
terms as it is.  It may *sound* like a boring descriptor, but I feel my job as 
a caller is to describe the move and let the dancer decide what the mood is 
going to be for that individual dancer, based on their own feelings and their 
own connection to the music.  So I plan to stick with "right shoulder round".

      From: Martha Wild via Callers <callers@lists.sharedweight.net>
 To: Caller's discussion list <call...@sharedweight.net> 
 Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 2:03 PM
 Subject: [Callers] More substitute terms for the g-word
Interesting discussion on the Portland Country Dance Community Facebook page. 
Lots of great suggestions. A lot of people really don’t like “right shoulder 
round” (I’m one of them). I tried one of their suggestions last night - Kipsey 
- and it worked amazingly well. Easy to say, particularly when you are cutting 
down the calling to one word (what do you do with right shoulder round? 
shoulder? Ick.) And everyone can hear the similarity and knows what to do. I 
had tried spiral for a while and people just seemed confused. The other 
suggestion that I noticed today was from Susan Michaels - “look-see” That has 
the virtue of a similar rhyming two syllable call, and it’s upbeat and fun and 
has emphasis on facing the other person. Check out the discussion. 
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