earworm (was Re: Secret OED files uncovered)

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Fri Aug 6 18:16:46 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 02:10:42PM -0400, Mark Mandel wrote:
> "Earworm" ("a catchy tune that frequently gets stuck in your head") not
> suitable for OED?

Just because a journalist says it doesn't mean that it's true.

Jesse Sheidlower

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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