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Sidewalk Dodge

What do you call that moment when you try to walk past someone on the sidewalk, but you both move in the same direction? Perhaps slidewalking, doing the sidewalk boogie, or stranger dancing? Martha votes for polkadodge. This is part of a complete...

Rhyming Dance Names Quiz

Quiz Guy John Chaneski starts a whole lotta shakin’ with his puzzle about dances with rhyming names. How about the dance that involves many missteps while dancing to the music of Johann Strauss? This is part of a complete episode.

zap

zap  n.— «Following the 1969 Stonewall riots, as the nascent gay rights movement became increasingly combative, a gay Philadelphia teenager initiated his own guerrilla war aimed at television, including the CBS Evening News. Mark Segal...

tweening

tweening  n.— «When Disney’s artists created dancing mushrooms almost 70 years ago, they did so by drawing still pictures on dozens of celluloid pages, or “cels.” But, Lopez and his fellow students are learning to use a...

ring game

ring game  n.— «Dances were often held at ranch houses, but many Baptists opposed dancing to music. Still wanting to dance, Bill and his friends solved this dilemma by participating in what was known as “ring games.” As in...