Strathspey Digest V44 #47

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LOL!!!

> From: xxx@xxxxxxxx.xxx
> To: xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx
> Subject: RE: Strathspey Digest V44 #47
> Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 08:31:51 +0100
>
> As long as they become experienced dancers before they get into a car - or
> you will find drivers:
>
>
> making little loops before turning right or left.
>
> changing directions to go the opposite way half way through a round-about.
>
> sitting in the outside lane of the motorway/highway at 25 km an hour coming
> to a dead stop every time they see an exit.
>
> And even in the case of experienced dancers:
>
> Determined that they have the right of way and the other drivers are in the
> wrong.
>
> Turning right when they should go left.
>
> Showing little consideration for the 25 km an hour drivers in the outside
> lane despite them being clearly marked as Learner Drivers.
>
> :>)
>
> Pia
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gayle Hoepner [mailto:xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx]
> Sent: 30 March 2009 23:47
> To: xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx
> Cc: Gayle Hoepner
> Subject: Re: Strathspey Digest V44 #47
>
>
> Many years ago, I read a letter to the editor in The Glasgow Herald I
> believe, that referred to Scottish Country Dancing in connection
> with driving a car. I'd have to dig to find the photocopy, but the
> gist was that all drivers should be required to take Scottish Country
> dancing lessons, because of the teamwork, following the track,
> keeping your eyes open, knowing where you're going, cooperating,
> being considerate of your fellow dancers, etc. etc.
> Gayle
> Ames, Iowa
>
>

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