Village: The Village Inn

Discussing quote:

[Dancing is] A perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.

Started by Phaedrus avatar Phaedrus

Shouldn't this be a VERTICAL expression of a horizontal desire?

Brenda avatarBrenda said:

I had always heard the quotation (about dancing) as "the vertical expression of a horizontal desire".

Brenda avatarBrenda said:

I found the whole quotation elsewhere "Dancing is the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music".

amitkoth avataramitkoth said:

I've added [Dancing is] but appears to be correct: http://skitch.com/amitk/dr16b/oxford-dictiona ry-of-humorous-quotations-google-books