Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "Make Neologisms"

Original Song Title:

"Take Me to the River"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Al Green

Parody Song Title:

"Make Neologisms"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

I do know why it’s something that I do:
it is because I have gained a loose-lex screw.
It is such fun; besides it really whets
unending appetite for new-word begets.

Nouveau logo,
it compels me,
can’t stay away. . .

I’m gonna try one, and here it comes: “blad,”
a blended word combing “bland” and “bad.”
Now I have a notion to make “corpsvet”;
It has two meanings, and to both I’ll get.

I’m gonna show,
then you will see,
here comes, ex-post-refrain. . .

Logos lovely tease and please me.
If I could, I would do fourscore,
make neologisms

. . .means a commander who’s out to review
the troops and then decided who is who.
If the military budget is small,
an animal doctor is gonna make the call.

You’re feeling low?
You get ketamine,
like a Dun or a Bay.

Come on let’s go
make neologisms!
Mo’ portmanteau!
I want you to give me one like “slotter,”
which means, you know,
the slaughter of otter—
they can be offed in the water
How ’bout “teether toddler”?
Be a new-word mod’ler.
Do not be a dawdler—
it feels good!

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

 LittleLots
Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 



In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.
 

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

Patrick - June 27, 2013 - Report this comment
A phony doctor is a medifaker. Like Obama, he will succor you.

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: http://www.amiright.com/parody/2000s/algreen0.shtml For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 462