Saturday, April 2, 2016

Fact of the Day: Ballet

The word ballet is taken directly from the French language, however it is ultimately from the Greek word "ballizo" which means "to dance" or "jump about".

6 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

Ballizo sounds a bit umm dirty

Martha said...

That is interesting!

Christine said...

interesting

stephen Hayes said...

It just looks silly, no matter what you call it. Maybe my problem is I don't look good in tights.

bj said...

hahhaaa, Stephen...good answer. :)

bj said...

My mother enrolled me in tap and ballet when i was in 2nd grade..i loved the tap..hated the ballet so it didn't last very long....my little girl went to tap dancing school for awhile and loved it.