yackety-yak

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yackety-yak

(ˈjækədiˈjæk)
n. chatter; gossip. That’s enough yackety-yak. Quiet!
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And watching a casket being pushed hurriedly to the open mouth of an empty plot while the Benny Hill Show theme music, Yackety Sax, played in the background would give a certain closure to loved ones.
He was editor of the college newspaper, The Tar Heel; wrote stories, plays, and poems for the university magazine; and was associate editor of the college annual, Yackety Yak.
Players of all ages will have a great time with ThinkFun's new family games: Distraction[TM], Mini Mouth[TM], and Yackety Smack[TM].
The sports section of the newspaper continues to be the starting point for yackety yak on TV, radio, barbershops and beyond.
Jane, who is in the room next door, hears Dynamite's yackety yack until 2am with such consistent rhythm that it sends her to sleep, much like being on a train.
Best of all, though, are My Baby Left Me Yackety Yak, which both feature some blistering guitar playing from a young Richie Blackmore before he found fame with Deep Purple.
And you rarely get a chance to hear a banjo on a jazz record in the 21st century, but could get a hefty slice of the old yackety yack here.
It isn't interesting, like what you hear people saying in social life--yackety yackety yack.
It's very much based on the social scene of the 50s, you see us in the jukebox diner, at the drivein, it's the girls versus the guys and yackety yack, then we slow things down and it's all about the romance of the era.
Narrator is Paul McGann, who once sang with the Vienna Boys Choir, and whose showbiz career began with brothers Joe, Mark and Stephen in the 1983 musical Yackety Yak.
I decided I wanted to get back into acting, went to auditions and ended up doing a musical with my brothers called Yackety Yack in 1982.
Their back catalogue ranges from Hound Dog through Searchin, Poison Ivy , Yackety Yack, Charlie Brown, Jailhou se Rock, Love Potion No 9, On Broadway, and Spanish Harlem to Stand By Me, I (Who Have Nothing), and Pearl's A Singer.
The game also features an array of underwater crime-solving tools including the Yackety Capacitator, a device that allows players to send and receive messages to and from other characters as well as use Morse code and solve puzzles; Mess Hall Mania, an exciting and challenging mini-game; and fictional movie shorts that appear as additional entertainment.
YACKETY YAK: If there's a toddler in your life just beginning to talk, and you would like him or her to learn more than one language, then the Bilingual Baby video series is just for you.