Academese Quiz


Guess these famous song titles written in ‘Academese’
( the scholarly language favoured by authors of academic papers )

[ Hint:   Hover or tap the link for the original song title ]

 


• Extreme persistence of Fragaria × ananassa in agrarian environments
Strawberry Fields Forever


• Perceived auto-predictions of nocturnal airborne relocations
(I can feel it, comin’) In the air tonight


• Unilateral intention denial in prospective romantic dyads
It Ain’t Me Babe


• Composition(s) of the oneiric glycome
Sweet dreams are made of this


• Effects of threnodic air vortices on legacy hydrocarbon-based photon sources
Candle in the wind


• Agitation-induced colloidisation in lactic beverages
Milkshake


• Nonce-based electromagnetic media transmissivity
Radio Ga Ga


• Above-surface insular manifestations in small-scale fluvial watercourses
Islands in the stream


• Requests for rapid self-sustaining oxidation initiations
Light my fire


• Currency of aeolian-powered nautical excursions
I am sailing


• Atmospheric co-incidences of Australopithecus afarensis
Lucy in the sky with diamonds


• Linking nascency and rapid bipedal locomotion in humans
Born to run


• Observational pragmatics moderate recent quotidian temporality perceptions
Yesterday


• Achromic luminosity enhancement
Whiter shade of pale


• Short wavelength visual spectra reflectivity in footwear constructs
Blue suede shoes


• Large scale quantized elevation devices in western religious divinity paradigms
Stairway to heaven


• Extreme atypical gravitational effects on atmospheric encompassments
Skyfall


• Hydraulic pressure increments in sucrose-based fruit preserves
Pump up the jam


• Intentionality in high inertia pendular architectural demolition apparatus
Wrecking ball


• Episodic nocturnal febrility
Night fever


• Architectural support solutions mitigate large-scale aquatic turbidity
Bridge over troubled water


• Unreliability of personal expectation outcomes
You can’t always get what you want


• Persistent non-conclusive personal decision-making dilemma
I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself


• Social quotidianism in humans
Common people


• Locating tridimensional spatial co-ordinates in atmospherically generated photonic diffraction spectra
Somewhere over the rainbow


• Requests for non sedentary personal proximity enhancement
Stand by me


• Auditory reception of linguistic data-transmission via genus Vitis
I heard it through the grapevine


• Notions of subdermal ownership in human conspecifics
I’ve got you under my skin


• Spontaneous rhythmic(al) corporeal manifestations in carceral space
Jailhouse rock


• Consistent reproducibility of corneal irritation by nanoscale airborne particulate combustion products
Smoke gets in your eyes


• Enigmatic ineffability in romantic dyads
Something


• Egocentric assertions of haptic intangiblity
Caint touch this


• Ludic inevitability in the psyche
Mind games