02/14/2012 04:50 pm ET

What Is The Sound Of A Breaking Heart?

Hearts make lots of noises as they rip juicily apart.

Sometimes they squelch, sometimes they purr, sometimes they shriek like deranged banshees.

Here are some of the sounds we've heard them make:

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