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ya-ta-ta

[yah-tuh-tuh, yat-uh-tuh] /ˈyɑ tə tə, ˈyæt ə tə/
noun, Slang.
1.
empty conversation.
Origin of ya-ta-ta
1945-1950
An Americanism dating back to 1945-50; imitative
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