One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Trivial or unduly persistent conversation.‘you'll have to cope with the ringtones and yackety-yak of fellow passengers’
verbyackety-yaks, yackety-yakked, yackety-yakking[no object]informal
Talk at length about trivial or boring subjects.
1950s: imitative: compare with yak.
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