What's it called?

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Tue Jan 1 16:24:58 UTC 2013

On 1/1/13 12:00 AM, Automatic digest processor wrote:
> Date:    Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:22:07 -0500
> From:    David Barnhart<dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM>
> Subject: What's it called?
> I'm sitting here at the dining room table doing e-mail with Beethoven
> playing in the background.  My head is bobbing to the music; I should have
> been a percussionist.  Anyway, what's the headbobbing called?
I will second Lighter's recommendation of calling it "headbanging":
especially if it's late Beethoven. . .

---Amy MacEvilly

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