Stick and Bucket Dance

Kathleen Jennings s368333 at
Mon Jun 24 21:22:49 EDT 2002

A group of us at my residential college tried to invent a version of it one
exam-block. Probably a lot worse organised, but still very scary and rather
humiliating to look back on as it was only last year and we danced it for
our kitchen staff!

Hve blásnautt er hjarta sem einskis saknar.
How destitute is a heart that misses nothing.
       - Ýmir, Einar Benediktsson
Kathleen Jennings
s368333 at
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nat Case" <ncase at>
To: <dwj at>
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 2:30 AM
Subject: Re: Morris dancing (was Dancing the Maypole -- Nat & others

> At 1:09 AM +1000 6/25/02, Kathleen Jennings wrote:
> >  >The stick and bucket dance was performed at the Midwest Ale over
> >>Memorial Day by Oak Apple Morris of Madison. It was really scary.
> >
> >Imagine the last sentence is an understatement. As for the first, I
> >it until "performed at the". Please explain?
> It was scary mostly because we had a hard time stopping laughing.
> Imagine attempts to do dances while hopping around with a 5-gallon
> plastic bucket on one foot.
> Ales are gatherings of morris dancers, and the Midwest Morris Ale is
> one of the larger ones in the North America. Oak Apple is a morris
> team from Madison, Wisconsin, and was the host team this year.
> Memorial Day is the last Monday in May in the US, and traditionally
> marks the start of summer (though many schools don't let out until
> mid-June).
> Hope this helps.
> Nat Ring-a-Ding Case
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