As some of you know, last Friday there was a waltz evening in Denver. Heaven, for those who yearn for an evening of graceful gliding and swirling. An advantage of waltzing (over contra dancing, for example) is that one actually gets to TALK to one's partner for a whole dance. Rather civilized.
The disadvantage is that, unlike contra dancing, it is hard to score a partner for the next dance while engaged in conversation with one's current partner. This means that people tend to try to line up partners for several dances in a row.
Peter Woodrow described the condition of forgetting to whom the next waltz is promised as....
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