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Verbal Tic: Music
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  • Most rappers say curse words whenever they can fit them in.
  • Cheech And Chong, man. They constantly use the word "Man" wherever it makes sense, man. Sometimes twice consecutively, man.
  • James Taylor likes to throw in "baby" to pad out some empty space on a track, baby.
  • Pitbull says "dale" no less than 15 times in any song he's in.
    • Dale dale!
    • WHOOOOOOOWEE! He says this before just about every verse he sings.
  • Snoop Dogg's famous '-izzle' consonant-mangling.
  • James Hetfield of Metallica has a verbal tic that often shows up when he finishes a line-aaaaaaahhh.
  • Blondie tends to insert French (or French-sounding nonsense) lyrics into most tracks. They even did this with their gender-flip cover of Denise.
  • Insane Clown Posse are always fidn' to use the word "fidn'."
  • Would Frankie Valli have gotten anywhere without his trademark "Ay-yay-yay!"?
  • Bon Scott always ...paused dramatically before delivering the closing line of an ACDC song.

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