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Earworms

Earworms

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Laurie Boots
Inspired by the "Remember, remember" posts, do any of you get earworms that are poems (or parts of poems) instead of songs? The Guy Fawkes one gets me on occasion throughout the year, as does Milne's "Disobedience," a/k/a "James James Morrison Morrison Weatherby George Dupree..." Am I alone?
I regularly get the opening lines of Beowulf stuck on repeat, and sometimes the opening of Canturbury Tales. Also, Eletelephony pops up in irregular intervals for no apparent reason: http://allpoetry.com/poem... - Kirsten
Thank you, Kirsten! I'm glad it's not just me. :D - Laurie Boots
Usually the first one or two sentences of either a HS novel (It was the best of times and the worst of times) or the first paragraph of my anatomy/physiology book, especially the pancreas chapter. - Janet from FFHound!
I get bits of dialogue from novels. - Rebecca Hedreen
Shel Silverstein occasionally gets me. "Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me too" and "Sarah Sylvia Cynthia Stout would not take the garbage out!" Not nearly as highbrow :) - Jaclyn aka spamgirl from Android
Jaclyn, I get "Sarah Cynthia...," too! - Laurie Boots from Android
Yes. I was an English lit major, so there are many poem earworms. - Corinne L
In grade school, we had to memorize and recite poetry. Recitation every Friday, for however many Fridays it took for all 30 kids to have a go, then on to the next poem. There are two or three that cropped up every year and I still have fragments of them in my head. Chat, chat, chat / Chat noir, chat blanc, chat gris / Charmant chat couché / Chat, chat, chat. - bentley
This one I could recite complete all the way until sometime in my 30's. Now I only remember the first half: La Cigale et la Fourmi. https://www.youtube.com/watch... - bentley
Opening soliloquy to Shakespeare's Richard III; "anyone lived in a pretty how town"; the Jabberwocky; bits of The Wasteland - Brent Schaus from iPhone
Number 2 here is another of mine: http://www.nancypolette.com/handout... - Laurie Boots from Android
Melly
The theme from the Benny Hill Show.
Laurie Boots
Big Joe Silence
"Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell Rock"
*throws self into deep pool filled with eggnog and Bacardi and takes in a lungful* - Big Joe Silence
Laurie Boots
My current mutated earworms: mashup of The Carpenters' "Top of the World" and "Bare Necessities." #whatisthisIcanteven
Spidra Webster
I have got a vicious earworm of "All About That Base (No Acid)" http://www.youtube.com/watch...
I have got a vicious earworm of "All About That Base (No Acid)" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAJsZWhj6GI
Play
Katy S
"Down in the park with a friend called Five...."
Katy S
I'm a Midnight Snacker!: Meet a Vampire (Monster Buddies): Lisa Bullard, Chiara Buccheri: 9781467749954: Amazon.com: Books - http://www.amazon.com/Im-Midn...
I'm a Midnight Snacker!: Meet a Vampire (Monster Buddies): Lisa Bullard, Chiara Buccheri: 9781467749954: Amazon.com: Books
Meet the cause of my latest earworm. - Katy S from Bookmarklet
"I'm a cracker, I'm a slacker, I'm a miiiiidnight snacker...." - Spidra Webster
:) - Katy S
Laurie Boots
Current earworm: "Sunglasses at Night" by Corey Hart. Yeah, I don't get it either.
Big Joe Silence
Def Leppard's "Let It Go"
back in '81 i was sure he was singing "Wonder Woman" instead of "one good woman" on the bridge. - Big Joe Silence
also, how much more misogynistic could this song get without verging into descriptions of physical abuse or outright rape? *cringe* (FWIW, i never liked this tune but had it constantly inflicted upon me by friends.) - Big Joe Silence
i wonder if anyone has done a mashup of this and the "Let It Go" from the Disney film "Frozen"? - Big Joe Silence
Spidra Webster
Laurie Boots
Current earworm is a mashup of "Jolene" and "Hello, Mary Lou." I have no idea.
Laurie Boots
Melly
I came in like a wreeeeeeecking baaaaaaall.
Melly
Why you gotta be so ruuuuuuuuude.
Big Joe Silence
just walked past the pantry and saw a box of Zatarain's Dirty Rice Mix. suddenly i started singing the phrase "Dirty Rice Mix" to the chorus of Foreigner's "Dirty White Boy". i obviously need counselling. perhaps an exorcism. :P
No. You need a Certificate of AWESOME. :D And now I'm singing it too. (and also craving Zatarain's) - Hookuh Tinypants
Laurie Boots
Mr. B just earwormed me with, "My Hero, Zero." You're welcome.
Laurie Boots
This ”Alice the Camel" #earworm brought to you by I have no idea what.
Spidra Webster
Earworm all this week has been "I'm Alright" thanks to looking at Caddyshack clips last week.
Big Joe Silence
"Listen, baby, you can hear the engine ring. We've been up and down this highway, haven't seen a goddamned thing."
*beats head against door frame* - Big Joe Silence
Surely make you lose your mind. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
*TAPE-FLANGING ABUSE GOES HERE* - Big Joe Silence
Big Joe Silence
the theme to "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension"...
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Best. Thing. Ever. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
bumping for no reason. - Big Joe Silence
April Russo
Laurie Boots
What the... A "Peace Train" earworm?!
Big Joe Silence
Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
*slams steel door on own head until concussed* - Big Joe Silence
Big Joe Silence
ear-wormed by early 80s Robert Plant. "Burning Down One Side"
track 1 from his first solo album "Pictures At Eleven". - Big Joe Silence
Big Joe Silence
while getting the mail out of the letter slot by the door, i started idly yargling "In The Year 2525" by Zager and Evans.
our oldest (looking at me funny): "2525? I'll be 20 by then!" - Big Joe Silence
me: "..." - Big Joe Silence
Laurie Boots
"Cat, hat. In French chat, chapeau..." #earworm
"...in Spanish el gato in a sombrero... " - Laurie Boots from Android
Big Joe Silence
Van Halen - Runnin' With The Devil (David Lee Roth's isolated vocal track)
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Oh, that's a good one. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
"GoddamnitbabyyouknowIain'tlyin'toyaI'monlygon'tellyouonetimeAhhhyaaaa!!!" is the perfect ringtone. - Big Joe Silence
You could get a lot of good ringtones and PC system sounds out of this. :-D - April Russo
Spidra Webster
Someone talked about a fifth interval and now A Fifth of Beethoven is in my head.
Big Joe Silence
AC/DC - Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
i remember recording this off the radio when i was a kid. in 1976. 0_o - Big Joe Silence
i wasn't even a fan of this band, i just liked the song for some reason. - Big Joe Silence
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