LeMay, William Bill.LeMay at MCKESSON.COM
Fri Apr 25 16:35:16 UTC 2003

A minute's googling listed "earworm" as a common term for it.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kathleen E. Miller [ mailto:millerk at NYTIMES.COM
<mailto:millerk at NYTIMES.COM> ]
>Sent: Friday, April 25, 2003 11:31 AM
>Subject: Question
>Is there a word, dialectical or otherwise, that describes the
>phenomenon of having something stuck in your head? Like a
>never-ending record of, say, Waltzing Matilda?
>Kathleen E. Miller
>Research Assistant to William Safire
>The New York Times

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