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- n. Alternative spelling of yackety-yak.
- v. Alternative spelling of yackety-yak.
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- n. noisy talk
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For the most part, however, readers are left to wend their way through an often beguiling maze of digression, reminiscence, yakety-yak erudition and occasional unreliability.
At a stage in life when most newsmen hang up their workaday suspenders for a cushy academic chair and the occasional trot around the Sunday morning yakety-yak circuit, Mr. Rather continues to chase stories.
And those grotty little congressmen with their Yankee yakety-yak.
COLLINS: A whole lot of yakety-yak going on in the NEWSROOM.
"I'm still cleaning up after the yakety-yak diplomats," Herbert replied.
Now and then, Jason Freese would step from behind the keyboards to play yakety-yak tenor saxophone, aiding the band as it segued from “King for a Day,” a goofy tune from 1997’s “Nimrod,” into a version of the Isley Brothers’ “Shout” with an interlude of Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me.”
While I’m not into the “mark of the beast” yakety-yak that many Christians seem to be drawn to, I did find her research and comments to be of concern if for no other reason, our freedom and liberty.
“The usual — the media blew it all out of proportion, it wasn’t really that bad, Anchorage DAs are held to a high standard, yakety-yak.”
Others there that night included a well-connected lawyer who would soon be nominated to fill a key cabinet post; the chief executive of one of the nation's leading cable-television networks; the former chief executive of the mortgage industry's biggest firm; a gaggle of high-powered lawyers; a pride of investment bankers; a flight of social butterflies; and a chattering of well-known cable-television pundits, slightly hoarse and completely exhausted after spending a full year in more or less continuous yakety-yak about the presidential race.