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Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics, Smashmouth

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All Star: The Smash Hits of Smash Mouth album at
Smashmouth's, "Walking On The Sun"
The Lyrics:
But if the offer is shun, you might as well be walkin' on the sun
"Shun" is used here as either a noun or an adjective, not a verb. It should be "if the offer were shunned."
Submitted by: Jim Webster

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