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It's Not Rocket Science

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IT'S NOT ROCKET SCIENCE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Joanna Reiner and Emily Mellott Delaware Valley Silver

1- 8 1s+2s set, cross RH, set and petronella turn into centre
9-16 1s+2s dance ½ reel of 4 and turn partners 1¼ times to own sides
17-24 1s+3s dance R&L
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


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It's Not Rocket Science is a common phrase meaning that you do not think something is very difficult to do or to understand.

It's Not Rocket Science
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