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His moniker, Earworm, came from the German word "ohrwurm," which means "a song that gets in your head that you can't get it out."
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misterpolly commented on the word ohrwurm
Beautiful word (ear worm). Used, if I understand correctly, to denote phrases of highly melodic music that you can't get out of your head all day.
December 27, 2007