A recent conversation between a friend of mine and her 11 year old daughter.
Daughter: Mum, can I have pole dancing classes at school?
Mum: Pole dancing classes?
Daughter: Yes, Miss B is teaching us pole dancing.
Mum: Miss B is teaching pole dancing?
Daughter: Yes, on a Monday after school. But if I go I have to be free on Monday the 7th of May because we are doing a display.
Mum: You are doing a pole dancing display?
Daughter: Yes, in the
Mum: Miss B is putting on a pole dancing display in the
Daughter: Yes, can I do it?
Mum: (stunned silence)
Daughter: Pleeeease mum. It’s for May Day.
Mum: Ah, (relief) Miss B is teaching you May Pole Dancing darling.
Daughter: Yes, that’s what I said. Pole dancing. Can I do it mum?
So to my friend and her lovely daughter, I hope your pole dancing goes down a treat today. And mind not to get the ribbons caught up in your legs when you go upside down.