Did you ever swim or stroll or frug or jerk or make like a fish or a mashed potato? Do you know that people used to turkey trot and black bottom and even waltz? The onomastics of dance hold a few linguistic surprises, so here is a two-step quiz (1:questions, 2:answers) on the names of popular dances of different times and places.
Ashley, Leonard R. N.
Word Ways: Vol. 18
, Article 14.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol18/iss3/14