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Dancing in My Nuddy-Pants

even further confessions of Georgia Nicolson

by Louise Rennison

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Dancing in My Nuddy-Pants by Louise Rennison
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    Mar 2003, 214 pages
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I have perfected a way of avoiding the foam mustache: what you do is drink the coffee like a hamster. You purse your lips really tightly and then only suck through the middle bit. Imagine you are a hamster having a cup of coffee at Hammy's, the famous hamster coffee shop. Shut up, brain, shut up!!! The Sex God told me all about an agent-type person offering them a record deal and them staying in this groovy hotel with room service and looking around London.

I said, in between sips of hamster coffee, "Did you see the Changing of the Gourds?"

He said, "Changing of the Gourds?"

Oh no . . . I had forgotten to unpurse my hamster lips.

"Guards. The Changing of the Guards."

He really didn't seem to mind that he had a complete idiot for a girlfriend because he leaned over the table and kissed me. In public! In the café! Like in a French film. Everyone was looking. Of course then it meant that I had to nip off to the loos for emergency lip gloss application. It's very hard work being the girlfriend of a Sex God.We left Luigi's and walked towards my house hand in hand. Thank goodness Robbie is tall enough for me. I don't have to do the orangutan lolloping along that I had to do with Mark Big Gob. I think that must mean that we are perfect partners, because our arms are the same length.

10:05 p.m.
When we reached the bottom of my street I said to the Sex God that it would be better if he wasn't exposed to my parents because of the Angus fandango.

He asked me what had happened and I said, "Well, in a nutshell, Naomi is pregnant and the finger of shame is pointing towards Angus, even though he is, well, you know . . . not as other men in the trouser snake addendum department."

When I eventually managed to tear myself away, SG gave me a really amazing number six with a dash of six and a quarter (tongues with lip nibbling). I managed to not fall over and I waved at him very nearly like a normal person when he went home. I like to think I handled the whole incident with sophisticosity.That is what I like to think.

SG is meeting me on Tuesday after Stalag 14. Hurrah!

Everything is going to be fabbity fab fab and also possibly bon. Forevermore.

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