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  • noun Plural form of earworm.

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Examples

  • Game music has long been the venue for "earworms" - pieces of music that get stuck in your head.

    Disquiet

  • According to the experts, 'earworms' are often greater in length and are remembered for longer than our auditory memory capacity was previously thought to allow, reports ABC Online.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • December 18th, 2009 MELBOURNE - British psychologists have discovered the best way to fight 'earworms', the unwanted catchy tunes that repeat in your head.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • The best way to fight 'earworms', the unwanted catchy tunes that repeat in your head, has been revealed by British psychologists.

    Medindia Health News

  • According to the experts, 'earworms' are often greater in length and are remembered for longer than our auditory memory capacity was previously thought to allow, reports ABC Online.

    Medindia Health News

  • Did you only get this one in dance class, or did you have the whole album (with all its other earworms), as we did?

    mrissa: It's an old dance injury.

  • Then, when earworms get to nibbling (DAMN YOU, KHAN!) just play your default tune on your mental record player (yeah, I'm that old, SO?) and soon both songs will just disappear from your inner soundtrack.

    I wonder if Jesus shares this guy's taste in music?

  • No doubt his favourite term for a classic movie would be something like "eye maggot" Immortal earworms, 6 January.

    Letters: Hooked on classics

  • Minus the toe-tapping earworms of his mega-hits to set us humming, all that was left for us to consume (and all he had left to give) was the weirdness.

    The Curious Case Of Michael Joseph Jackson

  • Minus the toe-tapping earworms of his mega-hits to set us humming, all that was left for us to consume (and all he had left to give) was the weirdness.

    Archive 2009-08-01

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