pre-history of "heavy metal"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 5 23:33:34 UTC 2012

On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 5:05 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> "… the earth was ... shaking from heavy metal …"

Sounds like the original "heavy metal thunder" to me! ;-)

I'm happy that I know it only from newsreels, war movies, and training films.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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