Jo Mortland of the Chicago Barn Dance group here came up with Dipsy. Nice and silly and sounds similar enough it requires no explanation. Sort of like Kipsy!
Guess what they say about great minds is true! Sent using two thumbs > On Mar 13, 2018, at 14:41, Perry Shafran via Callers > <email@example.com> wrote: > > 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". > > Perry > > > From: Martha Wild via Callers <firstname.lastname@example.org> > 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. > https://www.facebook.com/groups/62950211264/permalink/10155943260651265/ > > _______________________________________________ > List Name: Callers mailing list > List Address: Callers@lists.sharedweight.net > Archives: https://email@example.com/ > > > _______________________________________________ > List Name: Callers mailing list > List Address: Callers@lists.sharedweight.net > Archives: https://firstname.lastname@example.org/
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