Thursday, November 30, 2017

Dance Pet Names

Here are some dancing terms that could be used as pet names. My favorites are Axel, Battu, and Mosh.

Axel - a type of jump
Ballo - an Italian dance in the 15th century
Ballotté - a step in ballet
Battu - in ballet, a movement with an extra beating of the feet
Bolero - a slow tempo Latin dance
Boogie-Woogie - a form of swing dance
Cha-cha - a Cuban dance style
Chasse - A dance steo with a triple step pattern
Conga - A Cuban line dance
Danzón - the official dance of Cuba
Do-si-do - a circular movement where two people walk around each other without turning
Fouetté - A type of twirl
Foxtrot - a bing band dance
Gancho - "Hook" in Spanish, it refers to hooking actions in some latin dances
Hula - a Polynesian Dance
Hustle - a type of disco dance
Jitterbug - a type of dance from the early 20th century
Jive - a dance style from the 1930s.
LeRoc - a form of modern Jive from the 1980s
Lindy Hop - a dance style from the 1920s & 1930s.
Mambo - a Cuban music genre and dance style
Maxixe - a Brazilian tango
Mosh - a hardcore punk dance
Minuet - a French dance from the 17th century
Musette - a French dance from the 17th & 18th century
Odissi - a dance that originated in Hindu temples of Odisha
Pirouette - A turn on one leg
Polka - a genre of music and dance of Czech origin
Releve - in ballet, rising onto the balls of your feet.
Rond - a ballet move where a straight leg draws a semi-circle on the floor.
Rumba - a dance style
Salsa - a Caribbean dance
Samba - a Brazilian dance
Sattriya - a Classical Indian dance
Tango - a South American dance
Vogue - stylized house dance
Waltz - a ballroom dance

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Names of Turkeys Pardoned by U.S. Presidents

Many of the turkeys pardoned by the president had a backup, this list contains the names of both.


Abe - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2015
Apple - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2010
Biscuits - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2004
Caramel - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2013
Charlie - Pardoned by Ronald Regan in 1987
Cheese - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2014
Cider - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2010
Cobbler - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2012
Courage - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2009
Drumstick - Pardoned by Donald Trump in 2017
Flower - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2007
Flyer - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2006
Freedom - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2001
Fryer - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2006
Gobbler - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2012
Gravy - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2004
Harry - Pardoned by Bill Clinton in 1999
Honest - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2015
Jerry - Pardoned by Bill Clinton in 2000
Katie -Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2002
Liberty - one pardoned by George W. Bush in 2001 and one pardoned by Barack Obama in 2011
Mac - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2014
Marshmallow - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2005
May - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2007
Peace - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2011
Pecan - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2008
Popcorn - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2013
Pumpkin - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2008
Stars - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2003
Stripes - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2003
Tater - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2016
Tot - Pardoned by Barack Obama in 2016
Wishbone - Pardoned by Donald Trump in 2017
Yam - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2005
Zack - Pardoned by George W. Bush in 2002


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