This just appeared on Scots-L. I thought you might find it at least
Sorry to those on both lists who have seen it already.
From: Timothy Jaques [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 6 September 2000 23:35
To: Scottish Trad Music List
Subject: [scots-l] But Can They Do It To A Fast Strathspey?
Eight farmers in the town of Nemaha, Iowa (population 112), have taught
themselves to perform various square-dancing routines (do-si-do's,
promenades, etc.) while seated on, precisely maneuvering, their
according to a June San Francisco Chronicle dispatch from the heartland.
However, an apparent problem for the farmers is that all are males,
square-dancing is a couples activity. Thus, four of the dancers operate
their tractors while in calico skirts, under the apparent belief that
cross-dressing is more acceptable than having an overtly same-sex dance
Timothy Jaques email@example.com
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
"In the great conflict of life, conducting yourself with honour and
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