Beatle (1968) Courier-Mail (Brisbane) 22 June 3/3 ``Of the Beatles he [sc. Maharishi Yogi] said: `..They weren't prepared to end their beatledom for meditation.''' bleacher (1964) Sun-Herald (Brisbane) 21 June 136/5 ``Those empty bleachers at the Beatles' concerts on Thursday and Friday. '' capacity (1965) Listener 16 Sept. 416/3 ``A Hard Day's Night is running in six cinemas... The Beatles do capacity business.'' Carnaby St(1969) C. Booker Neophiliacs iii. 80 ``Why was it going to be Britain that would produce the Beatles and Carnaby Street and television satire..?'' ciggy (1968) Scottish Daily Mail 3 Jan. 6 ``What had been `fags' became `ciggies' because The Beatles always talked of ciggies. '' dreamscape(1967) Guardian 27 Dec. 5/5 ``The Beatles free among the dreamscapes whose poignancy their photography caught so well. '' gear (1963) Today 30 Nov. 15 (caption) ``They're gear! The Beatles leave for London after their triumphant tour of Sweden.'' hep (1970) Cape Times 28 Oct. 1/8 ``Are you hep to what the Beatles are saying? '' hully gull(1969) N. Cohn AWopBopaLooBop (1970) ix. 85 ``Dance-crazes bossed pop right up until the Beatles broke. There was the Hully Gully, the Madison, [etc.].'' jerk (1969) N. Cohn AWopBopaLooBop (1970) ix. 85 ``Dance-crazes bossed pop right up until the Beatles broke... The Jerk and the Block. '' jusqu'au b(1968) Listener 4 July 12/1 ``The rhetoric of the klieg-lit European student leaders spouting mocking jusqu'auboutisme like post-Marxist Beatles.'' kvetch (1965) Holiday July 98 ``The Beatles..came along in the middle of a wave of kvetching-songs constantly stressing the negative. '' Liverpool (1963) Daily Tel. 10 Dec. 13 ``A show by the Beatles, the `Liverpool sound' group, was not typical of `pop' concerts. '' Madison (1969) C. Booker Neophiliacs vii. 177 ``In the same month of October ..the unknown Beatles first joined the fashionable beat of the Madison in the charts.'' maharishi (1972) Guardian 1 Nov. 10/6 ``The Beatles..turned to the Maharishi, but he let them down.'' marijuana (1965) New Statesman 10 Dec. 916/2 ``The politician who gave the Beatles the MBE..knows that if he suddenly cut off about 20 million young addicts from their supply of aural marijuana the withdrawal effects could produce unpleasant political side-effects.'' Mersey (1963) Meet the Beatles 12/2 ``The Beatles, undoubted monarchs of the Mersey Beat scene. '' monkey (1969) N. Cohn AWopBopaLooBop (1970) ix. 85 ``Dance-crazes bossed pop right up until the Beatles broke. There was the Hully Gully, the Madison,..the Monkey. '' nutty (1963) Daily Mirror 6 Nov. 2/3 ``You have to be a real sour square not to love the nutty, noisy, happy, handsome Beatles. '' phallophor(1964) New Statesman 13 Mar. 398/1 ``The puppets looked more phallophoric than the Beatles themselves. As the taped Beatle music rose to a pitch, the jiggling became an almost indecent enactment of sexual rhythm. '' pony (1969) N. Cohn AWopBopaLooBop (1970) ix. 85 ``Dance crazes bossed pop right up until the Beatles broke. There was the Hully Gully, the Madison, the Fly, the Pony [etc.].'' pretty-boy(1973) M. Amis Rachel Papers 98 ``She was referring to the Beatles record (late-middle period-between pretty-boy rock and bleared occult) which had just come to an end. '' promotion (1977) Rolling Stone 19 May 14/4 ``Bennett formerly worked as a Beatles promotion man. '' reggae (1973) G. Sims Hunters Point xiii. 120 ``I'm a reggae fan. West Indian music. And early Beatles like `From Me to You'. '' sassy (1977) Spare Rib July 50/1, ``I learned a lot of things from the Beatles about sassiness. I always thought they were sassy, that was my label for them. '' sing-along(1967) Melody Maker 1 Apr. 9 ``How can the Beatles' best..single yet be ousted by so many sing-along melodies and slush-ridden lyrics? '' sitar (1966) Melody Maker 7 May 10 ``Since George Harrison introduced the sitar on `Norwegian Wood' on the Beatles' `Rubber Soul' album there has been an intense interest in this Indian instrument. '' skull (1968) T. Wolfe Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test xv. 205 ``They [sc. the Beatles] have brought this whole mass of human beings to the point where they are..out of their skulls. '' sloganize (1981) Times Lit. Suppl. 15 May 548/1 ``The success of `All You Need is Love'..encouraged the Beatles to try their hand at sloganizing.'' slot (1968) Listener 4 Jan. 27/1 ``The television slotting system..separates programmes into categories... But slotting also creates a climate in which surprise is unwelcome... Slotted into one of the arts programme times the Beatles' film would hardly have raised a whisper. '' squaddie (1970) Daily Tel. (Colour Suppl.) 30 Oct. 25/4 ``Most of the Beatles have been seen several times, as have Danny Cohn-Bendit, Jean-Jacques Lebel, the CIA, of course, and drug squaddies with joss sticks and beards. '' yippie (1968) Listener 3 Oct. 428/2 ``One student outlines his own theories to me. `This whole scene began with Dylan, the Beatles, and of course pot.' Another complains that the militants need a sense of humour and hopes the Yippies move in with their `politics of ecstasy'. ''