Remember how annoying Miley Cyrus' tongue was? It's probably one of the most photographed body parts this year. From her "We Can't Stop" music video to that raunchy performance at the MTV's Video Music Awards. So why does she insist on showing it off?

Cyrus explained the reasoning in a new video teaser for this weekend's Saturday Night Live.

"It's how I smell," said Cyrus, who will act as the host and musical guest during the episode, to SNL's bewildered Taran Killam. Still confused? Watch the clip below:

Cyrus is letting people stream her album, Bangerz, for free on iTunes ahead of its Oct. 8 release this week. Check it out.