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  • You start singing confidently ... and then trail off into inarticulate "yoghurting" when your lexicon runs dry.

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  • B.B.C.: 'Even in your own language, it is difficult to catch accurately the words of a song if they are not written down in front of you, and in France, which imports most of its music from the US or UK, there is even a word for the appropriation of lyrics.

    'It is "yaourt", or "to yoghurt".

    'You start singing confidently... and then trail off into inarticulate "yoghurting" when your lexicon runs dry.

    'As far as I understand it, so long as you look slightly pained and shut your eyes while you yoghurt, you seem to get away with it.'

    June 15, 2009