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  • Menuetto all of a sudden a verbunkos broke out at top speed.

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  • For my part, I find no application for such words as: gumphion: death's-head banner displayed at funerals; ergastulum: house of correction for Roman slaves; dob-dob: member of the hoodlum element in a lamasery; verbunkos: dance performed to persuade people to enlist in the Hungarian army.

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  • Makes me want to slap myself vigorously.

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  • But maybe this would!

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  • Bartok Verbunkos

    I don't know that it makes me want to rush right out and join the Hungarian army, though.

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  • Hungarian recruiting dance.

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