röck döts

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See also: rock dots


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The words rock dots with the unnecessary umlaut placed above them.


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röck döts pl (plural only)

  1. (informal, humorous) Heavy metal umlaut(s).
    • 2005, Michael Dwyer, "The full Mötley", The Age, 2 Dec 2005:
      In the world of heavy metal, the umlaut - otherwise known as röck döts - is the ultimate illustration of Spinal Tap's dictum that there's a fine line between clever and stupid.
    • 2006, ‘Björn Türoque’, To Air Is Human: One Man's Quest to Become the World's Greatest Air Guitarist, Riverhead Books 2006, unnumbered page:
      I imagine I'd be seeing a lot of metal tonight, so why not go for an obscure eighties punk song? Plus, Hüsker Dü = dual röck döts!
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:röck döts.