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Mince And Tatties

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MINCE AND TATTIES (S3x32) 3C set John Bowie Dickson Dunedin Dances Book 5
2s start on opposite sides

1- 8 2s passing LSh dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 3rd corners and pass RSh to dance ½ reel with 4th corners ending in 2nd place own sides
9-16 2s dance ½ reels of 3 across (Man with 3s at top and Lady with 2s) and ½ reels of 3 on sides ending 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 All join hands on sides and set Highland Schottische, 2s dance down and cast up to 2nd places opposite sides
25-32 2s+1s ½ turn 2H on sides while 3s (at bottom) ½ turn 2H and all circle 6H round to left ½ way, 1s+3s ½ turn 2H on sides while 2s (at bottom) ½ turn 2H and all circle 6H round to left ½ way to end 2(3)1

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

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Mince and tatties is a popular Scottish dish, consisting of minced beef and mashed potato.

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