I watched her for two seconds. "What the heck are you doing?" I asked.
"The Whip," she explained.
"The Whip. It's a dance we all do in school. We had a flash mob doing it today."
"This is what you do in school?"
She nodded. "Do you want to know how to do it?"
I wasn't sure I did, but I figured if I knew how, it would make me slightly cooler than I already am.
She demonstrated. "Stand with your legs apart and knees bent. Then pull your arm back and thrust it straight out. Bounce and move your arm slowly to the side."
I did it.
She laughed. "Mom, you look silly!"
"Girlfriend, I think anyone doing this would look silly!" I retorted. "Even the Macarena was better than this!"
She wasn't sure about that.
So, ladies and gentlemen, if you want to be cool, learn the latest dance that the youth of our nation are doing. Here's a demonstration by some fine costumed individuals:
Note: The lyrics of the tune they dance to, are not exactly "G" rated, so if profanity bothers you, don't watch!