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Beautiful December

Now, when the garden awaits the return of spring
Now, when the silence is deep and blue
Now, when the winter has cast her spell again
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Here, where the snow is as soft as a woolly lamb
Here, where the nightfall is deep and blue,
Here, where the stars are so bright, you reach for them
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Child, may you sleep in gentle peace tonight
Dream of songs that rise on silken wings!
When you wake, enchanted by the snowspun light
Sing the songs that came to you in dreams,
Your beautiful December dreams
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Earworms

amatsuscribbleramatsuscribbler Posts: 2,239 mod
Just in case you get stuck with one!

Earworms

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  • hazel27hazel27 Posts: 570 ✭✭✭
    I will follow instructions when I will have earworm in my head ;)
    Lady Gaga is the worst as we can see in the list.
  • Shiny03Shiny03 Posts: 2,858 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I'm laughing out loud, because the typical one is 'I Have a Pen Pineapple Pen' recently.
    It is going kill my brain cells since it is playing everywhere...
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    You had me worried for a moment! I had visions of little worms trying to wriggle out of your ears.
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,131 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Classic music usually stuck in my ears especially when it is 'Tansen'.
  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 6,155 mod
    edited November 2016
    The Dutch word for earwig is oorworm (literally ear worm) @mheredge, isn't it @april?. Maybe for this reason you've subconciously associated this term with worms wriggling out of your ears.
    For me, if I hear the word earworm - although I know the meaning in English is different - my first association isn't with subvocal repetitive music, but with these creepy crawlies,

  • Shiny03Shiny03 Posts: 2,858 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I just puked. I shouldn't have read it while having my lunch...@Frank :mask: my bad...
  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 6,155 mod
    edited November 2016
    These animals look creepy, but in fact they are quite harmless @Shiny03 If this made you puke already, you'd better not look at this tread: http://learn-english-forum.org/discussion/comment/38427/#Comment_38427
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    Earwigs are okay @Shiny03 (it's cockroaches I can't abide).

    If you earwig on someone's conversation @Frank, this means that you are listening to someone, or overhearing them but in a secretive or not very open manner.
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