> I suggest that using "Corner" to mean ONLY corner position is the logical
and > practical way to go. Try teaching a dance like Polharrow Burn or other 5
and 7 > couple dances in which the person who starts as a dancing couple's 1st
corner > can end up anywhere else in the set; a dancer's corner position identifies
the > same positional relationship each time, but the person who occupies it > doesn't really matter as long as the correct dancer gets to the place in
time. > This approach also helps dancers to learn the structural concept of the
dance > and so dance it easily from whichever position they are in, rather than
"but > Joe Blow was to my left before and is now opposite me - why?"
While I would also prefer this, I think it is too late to mandate this now -
too much already which has it the other way round, so it would be confusing
looking at historical books even if everything did get republished.