Posted by Joh W on May 13, 1998 at 06:30:30:
In response to I know about "standing up", but what the heck is a fic?, written by Woodhouse on May 12, 1998 at 18:46:34
Young ladies at a dance woiuld sit with their chaperone between dances, except at supper-time. So to join a dance they stood-up, with the knowledge of their chaperones.
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