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"Can't dance", meaning

Posted by Paul on November 07, 2003

In Reply to: "Can't dance", meaning posted by paul on November 07, 2003

Found this book of poetry from Texas as one use of that phrase

Karl Elder. Can't Dance an' It's Too Wet to Plow. Prickly Pear Press: Dallas and Denmark, South Carolina: 1975.
Cover design by Jim Jacobs

: Probably, that's correct. Guess the source can be anywhere. Northern Europe. Greece.

: : : What is meant by the phrase, "Can't dance" ?

: : : I heard it in Northern California often.

: : Is this the way it goes? Someone asks another person if he or she wants to do something -- go to the movies, for example. "Might as well. I can't dance and it's too wet to plow."