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Help, this earworm is driving me mad.

Earworm - a calque of the German Ohrwurm, is a term for a portion of a song or other musical material that becomes "stuck" in a person's "head" or repeats against one's will within one's mind.

In her crisp white shirt
With her crisp white vowels
Her crisp white everything
Is stirring my bowels.

Or did I dream it up?


My current earworms are rather nice: having listened to them this afternoon, the third movement of Bruch's violin concerto is on a loop in my head, alternating with the Praeludium from Grieg's Holberg Suite. Both are on my Desert Island Discs list, so I'm not unhappy.

As for yours: haven't a clue.

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