Lord of the Flounce
What is it with the Irish and their method of dancing? I mean look at Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. The feet are goin a million miles an hour, but the arms, they dont do much. The whole upperbody is as straight and immobile as an ironing board sitting vertical against the wall while from the waist down its something akin to an eppylectic being electricuted happenin down there.
Perhaps its because if they needed to, they could hold a mug of beer.... a bottle of rum .... a flagon of wine? They could dance the night away, while still drinking, and not spillin a drop. Stopping only long enough to change partners and pick up a new one with a slurred and sleazy pick up line "which one of youse layyyydies wud like to be moi next victim- ah, dancing partner?"
Can you imagine Michael Flatterley's grandmother, "Mikey! Don't drink and dance!"
Michael would of course have to reply "Shut up nan! I'm busy working..... me magic !!!!"
And now for your viewing please, I'll show you three of the most amazing dance sequences of the last 100 years (or so) all whom would give Mr Flatley a flounce for his money.