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Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics, Black Sabbath

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Black Box: The Complete Original Black Sabbath (1970-1978) album at Amazon.com
Black Sabbath's, "Iron Man"
The Lyrics:
Heavy boots of lead fills his victims full of dread
Why:
"Boots" is the subject, with "of lead" modifying it; "fills" is the verb. "Boots" is plural, and "fills" is singular. If it's re-written as "heavy lead boots fills his victims full of dread", the error is more obvious. It should be "Heavy boots of lead FILL his victims full of dread".
Submitted by: kirbyman

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