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A Wandering Minstrel Folklore: When did morris dancing become a joke? (102* d) RE: Folklore: When did morris dancing become a joke? 06 Apr 09


Katlaughing, yes you got it right, a rapper is a 4ft length of flexible steel with a handle at each end, (descended from the Northumbrian coracle-makers spokeshave :-] ) Most of the dances involve starting in a circle and by weaving in and out, tying all the rappers into a complicated knot which is held aloft to general applause.


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