Jingle

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Jingle

In marketing, a short song with lyrics intended to become "stuck in one's head." The jingle emphasizes the quality, price, and/or desirability of a product. Jingles evolved gradually, but originated with the invention of the radio in the 20th century.
References in classic literature ?
The mowers from all sides, brought closer together in the short row, kept urging one another on to the sound of jingling dipper and clanging scythes, and the hiss of the whetstones sharpening them, and good-humored shouts.
AROUND 2,000 sets of bells will be jingling Liverpool from today in a bid to outwit pickpockets.
When I left The Cross Bar in Moseley on Friday night a Birmingham bobby presented me with a pair of jingling bells to attach to my handbag.