Tag: Lindy Hop

dance scene

37 dances from the OED

Because the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) captures the breadth and variety of the English language, something that one can trace through its entries are cultural fads and crazes. With that in mind, we have picked out a sampling of some of the dances mentioned in the OED, some new, some old, some still popular today, […]

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Dancing

I could’ve danced all night (if only I knew how)

The difference between an Olympic sprinter and a performer on Dancing With The Stars, or Strictly Come Dancing, or any of their dozens of sister television programmes around the world, is not how much energy they use but in whether they’re allowed to collapse in a panting, exhausted, grimacing heap after ten seconds. How do the […]

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