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18th Jun '16 8:11:48 PM igordebraga
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* Website/YouTube recently got some FullyAutomaticClipShow videos demonstrating such repetition: ''Music/{{Metallica}}'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDLZix8NVjg likes death]], ''Music/{{Slayer}}'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9R3_cS6jsk likes Satan]], ''Music/{{Megadeth}}'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UlXlFbfbKI&feature=response_watch likes to kill]] ([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBGmPbOXFHQ&feature=watch_response and life]] - that one is [[FandomRivalry probably motivated by Metallica's one]]), and ''[[Music/{{ACDC}} AC/DC]]'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_enINQoHzw likes]] [[HeavyMeta rock n' roll]].
** AC/DC likes the word "balls" and "ball" a lot.[[note]]"Big Balls", "Got You By The Balls", "She's Got Balls", their 1996 album ''Ballbreaker'', etc.[[/note]]
* ''Music/NineInchNails'': [[http://www.ninwiki.com/Recurring_lyrics a lot.]]
* ''Music/GreenDay'' really likes "testify," "suicide," and any reference to crucifixion.
** Also "cigarettes." It appears at least once in every album they have ever put out, and was almost part of an album title.
* ''Music/{{Blink 182}}'' "I'm (so) Sorry"

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* Website/YouTube recently got some FullyAutomaticClipShow videos demonstrating such repetition: ''Music/{{Metallica}}'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDLZix8NVjg likes death]], ''Music/{{Slayer}}'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9R3_cS6jsk likes Satan]], ''Music/{{Megadeth}}'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UlXlFbfbKI&feature=response_watch likes to kill]] ([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBGmPbOXFHQ&feature=watch_response and life]] - that one is [[FandomRivalry probably motivated by Metallica's one]]), and ''[[Music/{{ACDC}} AC/DC]]'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_enINQoHzw likes]] [[HeavyMeta rock n' roll]].
** AC/DC likes the word "balls" and "ball" a lot.[[note]]"Big Balls", "Got You By The Balls", "She's Got Balls", their 1996 album ''Ballbreaker'', etc.[[/note]]
* ''Music/NineInchNails'': [[http://www.ninwiki.com/Recurring_lyrics a lot.]]
* ''Music/GreenDay'' really likes "testify," "suicide," and any reference to crucifixion.
** Also "cigarettes." It appears at least once in every album they have ever put out, and was almost part of an album title.
* ''Music/{{Blink 182}}''
Music/{{Blink 182}}: "I'm (so) Sorry"Sorry"
* ''Oceanborn'' by Music/{{Nightwish}}, with "Stargazers" as the most obvious example. Granted, Tuomas Holopainen was barely 19 when he wrote that stuff.



* It seems ''Music/RhapsodyOfFire'' say "mighty" at least once a song, on their older albums at least. "Holy" is also an unusually common adjective ("unholy" is frequent too for that matter).
* ''Oceanborn'' by Music/{{Nightwish}}, with "Stargazers" as the most obvious example. Granted, Tuomas Holopainen was barely 19 when he wrote that stuff.
* Music/{{Disturbed}} tends to use the word "hell" a lot, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3WrziL4_1E including a song carrying the name]]. Averted by "[[Music/TearsForFears Shout 2000]]" however; it's a cover with "Gave'em hell" already in its lyrics.
* The list of Music/{{Rammstein}} songs that reference the sun shining in some way includes "Rammstein," "Engel," "Küss Mich (Fellfrosch)," "Mein Herz Brennt," "Sonne," "Mutter," "Morgenstern," "Mann Gegen Mann" and "Hilf Mir." ''Liebe Ist Für Alle Da'' is the only album where this theme does not come up.
* Hymn writers do this frequently, and not just because of common subject matter; for example, [[http://nethymnal.org/bio/c/r/o/crosby_fj.htm Fanny Crosby]] (1820-1915) seemed to have a particular thing for vineyards, especially "The Vineyard". In her defence, she wrote [[OverNineThousand over 8,000]] religious poems, so some repetition is inevitable.
* ''Music/TheBeatles'' have a thing for the sun, mentioning it in at least a dozen songs, and including as a part of song titles a few times as well. Makes a bit more sense considering that they're most often thought of as writing "happy" music. And considering the climate they grew up in.
* {{Kamelot}} lyrics seem to like to use carmine wherever a word meaning a shade of red needs to be used.
* BritneySpears: Known to use "Baby" and "Crazy" to the extent special videos have been made about her habit of using these words.
* Ville Valo of the Finnish love metal band HIM seems to have a fixation on the words "baby" and "darling", and will put these two words into his lyrics whenever possible. Same goes for "six six six".
* Australian IdolSinger CodySimpson likes to start his songs with the ad-lib, "I like this right here".
* MileyCyrus and "something special", either as herself or ''HannahMontana''. "Life (is) what you make it" often appears, too.
** Her later song and album titles sometimes use XtremeKoolLetterz.
* RogerWaters frequently mentions "the stone", [[Music/TheWall walls]], pigs, dogs and sheep[[note]]especially as used in the context of the Music/PinkFloyd ConceptAlbum, ''Animals''[[/note]], "recourse to the law", "pie in the sky", "Donald Duck light", "crazy", and using "babe"/"ooh babe" as an affectionate name for a female (usually in character) (or as the mother in ''TheWall'' to Pink).
* ''{{Music/Sakanaction}}'''s lyrics use quite frequently the words "ame" (rain) and "kaze" (wind), plus several references to the night.
* LanaDelRey really loves going downtown, red lipstick, red dress, being a beauty queen and vintage all-American references such as: James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Lolita and Coney Island.
* Music/{{Aerosmith}} and certain Steven Tyler-penned running jokes like "you got the right key but the wrong keyhole" and [[SelfDeprecation "don't give me no lip, I got enough of my own"]].
* Music/RonnieJamesDio used "[[Music/{{Rainbow}} rainbow]]", "sacred", "evil", "rock and roll", "master", "magic", "night" and "king" in his song titles, between most to all of his work.



* Roger Hodgson, in his Music/{{Supertramp}} and solo work, frequently uses "get high"/"be high", "the garden", "crazy", "let me know you", "please tell me"/"please help me"/"can you tell me" and addresses a "Mary" (either some kind of fictitous person or [as with "A Soapbox Opera" the Virgin Mary on occasion). He addresses himself as "boy" sometimes, too.
* Music/DreamTheater went through a phase of using the word "conscience" to mean "consciousness," not technically a mistake but it's relatively archaic, and sticks out quite a bit. Vacant and Octavarium are the key examples - released in 2003 and 2005, on two consecutive albums, with both lines written by the same lyricist.

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* Roger Hodgson, in his Music/{{Supertramp}} and solo work, frequently uses "get high"/"be high", "the garden", "crazy", "let me know you", "please tell me"/"please help me"/"can you tell me" and addresses a "Mary" (either some kind of fictitous person or [as with "A Soapbox Opera" the Virgin Mary on occasion). He addresses himself as "boy" sometimes, too.
* Music/DreamTheater went
Music/{{Soundgarden}} already has enough WordSaladLyrics, but at times Chris Cornell gets really obscure:
-->Kilos
through a phase of using the word "conscience" to mean "consciousness," not technically a mistake but it's relatively archaic, key-holes, Widows through windows\\
Pilots through ''eyelets'', Everyone is silent\\
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and sticks out quite a bit. Vacant flagons and Octavarium are the key examples - released in 2003 snifters'' and 2005, on two consecutive albums, with both lines written by the same lyricist.flutes\\
On my way home
9th Jun '16 4:02:58 AM gewunomox
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* DreamTheater went through a phase of using the word "conscience" to mean "consciousness," not technically a mistake but it's relatively archaic, and sticks out quite a bit. Vacant and Octavarium are the key examples - released in 2003 and 2005, on two consecutive albums, with both lines written by the same lyricist.

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* DreamTheater Music/DreamTheater went through a phase of using the word "conscience" to mean "consciousness," not technically a mistake but it's relatively archaic, and sticks out quite a bit. Vacant and Octavarium are the key examples - released in 2003 and 2005, on two consecutive albums, with both lines written by the same lyricist.
8th Jun '16 9:32:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* Creator/GeneWolfe uses many obscure words, real and otherwise, particularly in TheBookOfTheNewSun. The obscure, but real, word 'tribadist' (lesbian) appears next to the word 'algophilist' (from context, one who enjoys inflicting pain on another, but somehow different from sadist). [[http://www.sex-lexis.com/Sex-Dictionary/algophilia Algophilia]], by the way.

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* Creator/GeneWolfe uses many obscure words, real and otherwise, particularly in TheBookOfTheNewSun.Literature/TheBookOfTheNewSun. The obscure, but real, word 'tribadist' (lesbian) appears next to the word 'algophilist' (from context, one who enjoys inflicting pain on another, but somehow different from sadist). [[http://www.sex-lexis.com/Sex-Dictionary/algophilia Algophilia]], by the way.
14th May '16 3:17:01 AM DeanMT94
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* At different times while writing the lengthy ''Literature/{{Redwall}}'' series, Brian Jacques seemed to find some love in characters "saluting ''smartly''", performing "traditional [species]" gestures (strange because these gestures hadn't been described as traditional in previous books at all), and of course the ever-mystifying word "chunnering". [[note]]"Chunnering" is slang in the north west of England for ceaselessly talking while nobody is listening.[[/note]]

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* At different times while writing the lengthy ''Literature/{{Redwall}}'' series, Brian Jacques seemed to find some love in characters "saluting ''smartly''", performing "traditional [species]" gestures (strange because these gestures hadn't been described as traditional in previous books at all), and of course the ever-mystifying word "chunnering". [[note]]"Chunnering" is slang in the north west of England England, Jacques's place of origin, for ceaselessly talking while nobody is listening.[[/note]]
14th May '16 3:16:34 AM DeanMT94
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* At different times while writing the lengthy ''Literature/{{Redwall}}'' series, Brian Jacques seemed to find some love in characters "saluting ''smartly''", performing "traditional [species]" gestures (strange because these gestures hadn't been described as traditional in previous books at all), and of course the ever-mystifying word "chunnering".

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* At different times while writing the lengthy ''Literature/{{Redwall}}'' series, Brian Jacques seemed to find some love in characters "saluting ''smartly''", performing "traditional [species]" gestures (strange because these gestures hadn't been described as traditional in previous books at all), and of course the ever-mystifying word "chunnering". [[note]]"Chunnering" is slang in the north west of England for ceaselessly talking while nobody is listening.[[/note]]
30th Apr '16 10:31:26 AM MockFerret
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* Depending on the translation, [[TheBible St. Mark's]] favorite word is "immediately."

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* Depending on the translation, [[TheBible St. Mark's]] favorite word is "immediately."" The Greek is "εὐθύς" or "εὐθέως" (euthys/eutheos) which appear over forty times in a work roughly the length of a modern short story.
28th Apr '16 11:08:53 AM TVRulezAgain
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* Daniel Handler parodies this through ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', using a big word then [[LiesToChildren providing a definition that probably isn't accurate, but which does give a decent sense of the meaning intended for the situation]], usually prefacing said definitions with the phrase "a word which here means...". It's funny if you know the word already, and educational if you don't. Everybody wins!

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* Daniel Handler parodies this through ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', ''Literature/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', using a big word then [[LiesToChildren providing a definition that probably isn't accurate, but which does give a decent sense of the meaning intended for the situation]], usually prefacing said definitions with the phrase "a word which here means...". It's funny if you know the word already, and educational if you don't. Everybody wins!



* The Literature/CiaphasCain book ''Duty Calls'' may create an allergy to the word "scuttling" (as in "scuttling horrors", "scuttling movement", "scuttling noises" and pretty much everything else related to Tyranids) in its readers.

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* The Literature/CiaphasCain book ''Duty Calls'' may create an allergy to the word "scuttling" (as in "scuttling horrors", "scuttling movement", "scuttling noises" and pretty much everything else related to Tyranids) in its readers.
6th Apr '16 2:18:29 PM margdean56
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6th Apr '16 2:17:24 PM margdean56
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* Depending on the translation, [[TheBible St. Mark's]] favorite word is "immediately."
10th Mar '16 1:52:42 PM Willbyr
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* [[{{Nasuverse}} Kinoko Nasu's]] works, whether it be on behalf of the translators or himself, will always feature "with murderous intent" as a description. And that's not mentioning the sex scenes and mollusks.

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* [[{{Nasuverse}} [[Franchise/{{Nasuverse}} Kinoko Nasu's]] works, whether it be on behalf of the translators or himself, will always feature "with murderous intent" as a description. And that's not mentioning the sex scenes and mollusks.
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