[Spellyans] Ballroom dancing

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Fri Sep 28 12:16:41 IST 2012


On 28 Sep 2012, at 11:40, Jon Mills wrote:

> I agree 'that stevel' may not be the best choice. However there is a semantic distinction between a 'dance' and a 'ball'. A 'ball' is a type of dance event.

They may not be distinct in every language.

> There is also a distinction between 'ballroom' and 'dance hall'. 'Ballroom dancing' entails dances such as the waltz, the foxtrot, the tango and precludes hornpipes, reels, and breakdancing. More suggestions, please.

Daunsva. (< W.)

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/





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