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  • n. A rhythmic tapping of the foot, especially in time to music
  • adj. Having an insistent rhythm; catchy


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  • Local five-piece combo Modus play a live set of Hammond-based jazz, rare groove and foot-tapping soul, while DJs Loveless and Paul Paterson mix both vintage and modern music.

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  • Waiting in the wings, we would be foot-tapping and thinking “Just sing already!”

    Fallin’ Up

  • Common strategies include noting your arousal signs headaches, foot-tapping, tension, and then counting to 10 and slowing the breath; and working out what you are commonly dwelling on in moments of rage and thinking about something else.

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  • A dog with a tag on its collar reading 'Bear' and a bear with a tag on its collar reading 'Dog' showed up at Luka's door afterwards Luka would wonder exactly how they had found their way there and Dog the bear began to twirl and jig enthusiastically while Bear the dog yowled out a foot-tapping melody.

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  • EX-FLORIDA GOP CHAIRMAN ARRESTED - No pages, no mistresses, no bathroom foot-tapping, just a good ol 'fashioned corruption charge.


  • Sitting on the edge of his seat, foot-tapping trombonist Cole Overturf, 12, eagerly waited for his concert band practice to begin at McLean High School recently.

    Vienna band camp has kept Fairfax County youths in tune for more than 30 years

  • Things like bandanas, foot-tapping, hiring an escort to carry our luggage.

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  • The Big Bands: a Video Retrospective Humorist and WBZ radio personality Mel Simons took a crowd of 85 people on a foot-tapping video journey back to the Big Bands of yesteryear.

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  • If foot-tapping and hand-sliding in a rest room is protected speech, isn't what ensues (tea-room trade, ie, gay sex) also protected speech?

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  • This puts Craig with an odd ally for a conservative Republican: The ACLU, who argued in an amicus brief that foot-tapping and hand gestures alone, absent a real sexual act, were protected by the First Amendment.

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