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Re: [AUD]: "Song Stuck in Your Head" phenomenon

On Sat, 20 Jan 2001, Dan Ellis wrote:
> I was sent the enclosed query by a local journalist.  Does anyone have
> any information to share about the experience of having a song 'stuck
> in your head'?

This may or may not be of interest, but in German a song stuck in your
head is called an "Ohrwurm" (lit. "earwig").  Very descriptive! :)
Greg O'Beirne <gobeirne@cyllene.uwa.edu.au>
The Auditory Laboratory
Physiology Department
University of Western Australia