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Thread #157043   Message #3704375
Posted By: ChrisJBrady
26-Apr-15 - 07:17 PM
Thread Name: What exactly is Morris dancing?
Subject: RE: What exactly is Morris dancing?
Ballerina Misty Copeland Gets Quizzed On Morris Dancing
Saturday, 11 April, 2015 18:21

"Copeland (who?) answers three questions about a form of English folk dancing which may have originated one night in the Middle Ages when some guys got really drunk. Originally broadcast April 25, 2014."

http://www.npr.org/2015/04/11/398798392/ballerina-misty-copeland-gets-quizzed-on-morris-dancing

Can be downloaded from here (3.9MB):

http://pd.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/waitwait/2015/04/20150411_waitwait_02.mp3?dl=1

A couple of moronic pseudo-comedians (who?) taking the usual pi$$ out of the morris. Requires a North American sense of humour to appreciate. The comedians(?) think that they are funny - the audience is the ubiquitous 'laugh at everything on cue' idiots. You've probably seen them on the Ellen Show.

CJB