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2008-07-01 06:00:31

By Nick Chordas, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 1--Aerosmith has come a long way since singer Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry were dubbed the "Toxic Twins" in the 1970s. The band cleaned up its act, recorded enough innocuous ballads to become a dentist-office staple and even lent its name to a roller coaster at Disney World. Now the once-notorious performers have been deemed safe enough to star in their own family-friendly video game: Guitar Hero Aerosmith. The title is the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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