Shake what you got...we're doing the Shimmy!
It's the Shimmy, a dance popularized by the great Gilda Grey in her stage acts, where her Shimmy stole the show from her voice!
You ready? It's easy.
and shake everything from your waist up!
Yes, ladies, even those.
Especially those (ahem)!
Look out, ladies, because if you shimmy too hard your dress might fall off the shoulder, scandalously exposing the straps of your chemise.
Some say that's how the dance got it's name to begin with.
Watch out, folks, things are gettin' naughty!
So at the risk of even more sinful debauchery, who's up for a cocktail?
Yep, no bother pretending or deflecting, folks. No nudges or winks on today's Cabaret. We the Scofflaws are winning this silly fight against Billy Sunday, so let's celebrate being Wet with a Minnehaha, a sweet Martini derivative that really helps cover up the taste of that bad Bathtub Gin for those of you unable to get the Real McCoy:
[image from absolutdrinks.com, and extra big because we just don't care!]
Shake well over ice & strain into a cocktail glass.