Where is the "head shop"?

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jun 18 01:42:03 UTC 2001

On Sat, 16 Jun 2001, Jonathon Green wrote:

> For what it's worth I do have 'head shop' in my Cassell Dictionary of Slang
> (1998). This obviously isn't the earliest cit. but Cyra Mcfadden offers 'The
> back of a remodelled ark he shared with a head shop' in The Serial (1977).

This is still not a particularly early cite, but Audre Lorde published a
book, New York Head Shop and Museum, in 1974.

Fred Shapiro

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