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· 20 May 1997 20:55:44
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"scamper" from >>-- old French "escamper" from late Latin "ex-campare":
>to flee the field of battle. A tempting description for some performances
>of the Bees.<<
>Except that in a real battle, the slain and otherwise-fallen don't get to
>flee, do they?
-- Do you fall over so often, Jenn?
Or merely get slain while you are dancing?