Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Easy Peasy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

EASY PEASY (R8x32) 2C (4C set) Emma Allsop and Heather Blair 2nd Book Graded SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round and back
9-16 1s dance down middle and back
17-24 1s+2s Promenade round
25-32 1s+2s dance R&L for 6 bars and set

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Easy peasy is a an expression believed to have originated from an advertisement on British television for Unilever's "Lemon Sqezy", the first liquid detergent or washing-up liquid in the world. The ease of cleaning the plates was hailed as "easy peasy Lemon Squeezy".

In colloquial use "easy peasy" now means very straightforward and easy (especially as used by or to a child).

Sqezy TV Commercial - Information Video

Easy Peasy
Easy Peasy
"Children Dancing In A Ring" Hans Thoma (1839-1924), Oil On Canvas, c. 1872

Image copyright Hans Thoma, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

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