Did you perchance mean cancan?
- n. alternative spelling of cancan.
“The shows would feature “cowgirls” who did rope tricks, “cowboys” who played the guitar and sang, “scouts” who had knife throwing acts, and saloon girls who danced the can-can lifting their skirts high for the bored dads in the audience.”
“But the honours for all-round accomplishment go to Amy Freston, whose coquettish Valencienne is vibrantly sung, and who dashes off a breathtaking can-can routine that concludes with the splits.”
“Paris Hilton, who just celebrated her 30th birthday by pretending she was one of the can-can dancers in a Baz Luhrmann film, appeared last night on the "Late Show With David Letterman" and, after prompting from Mr. Letterman, shared her life plans.”
“If this rumour is true, I am proud because Aston Villa have been one of the big English clubs for several years," Tabanou has said, simultaneously performing a drunken celebrity can-can through the streets of Birmingham with Nigel Kennedy, Prince William and Lennie Godber from Porridge.”
“He was the high-living dwarf painter, capturing the black stockinged legs of can-can dancers, young lovers, old roués, prostitutes, backstage secrets and lesbian clinches in posters and dynamic paintings.”
“The dancer, with her eyes shut and lips slightly parted, is in the posture we associate with the can-can—except that her legs are at an awkward, anatomically almost impossible, position to each other.”
“Arnold told me, Fifteen years ago when we first started, I'll never forget, the technology was kind of new and we had these nail tips at a show and little did we know that the designer told the models to grab their skirts and can-can on the runway.”
“And being a good-natured, likeable pacifist, my friend appeasably laughed at Ace and Gary's calisthenics in Ambiguously Gay sexual positions, and the Ambiguously Gay penis-shaped car ramming into a brick-wall opening and even during the Ambiguously Gay "can-can dancing" punch-outs of the bad guys.”
“The odor of success hangs over this delightful can-can romp -- pun-filled fun for the whole family!”
“You mean the can-can," she said, gently correcting him.”
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