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Found phrase: earworms

Posted by Woodchuck on March 02, 2003

"Earworms are those songs, jingles, and tunes that get stuck inside your head."

Possibly coined by James J. Kellaris, PhD
("SOURCE: "Dissecting Earworms: Further Evidence on the 'Song-Stuck-in-Your Head' Phenomenon, James J. Kellaris, PhD, presentation to Society for Consumer Psychology, Feb. 22, 2003.")