| Shall I compare thee|
to a summer’s day?
|Thou art more lovely|
and more temperate
It has been noted that the Yak platformed to replace the goat in the now famous political appeal "yakkity yak, don't talk back", clearly a challenge to goats everywhere, to shape up or get out of politics.
 Other uses
"Yak" is also the sound you make when you chuck your Cheerios. In the timeless classic roguelike game Nethack, eating tripe causes the game to tell you: "Yak -- dog food!".
The 1958 song Yakkity-yak by The Coasters may or may not relate to what consenting yaks do in private.