Re: [AUD]: "Song Stuck in Your Head" phenomenon ("Greg O'Beirne" )

Subject: Re: [AUD]: "Song Stuck in Your Head" phenomenon
From:    "Greg O'Beirne"  <gobeirne(at)CYLLENE.UWA.EDU.AU>
Date:    Sun, 21 Jan 2001 10:12:07 +0800

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(at)> The Auditory Laboratory Physiology Department University of Western Australia

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