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Song Parodies -> "Said Like "Zed""

Original Song Title:

"SOS"

Original Performer:

Rihanna

Parody Song Title:

"Said Like "Zed""

Parody Written by:

the_conqueror_of_parodies

The Lyrics

You say zee, I say zed, zee, zed, zee, zed, let's call the whole thing off!
La-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la-la-la, oh
You know, I might've mentioned this before (oh, oh)
La-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la-la-la, oh
It's just how I feel (oh, oh)

I'm an Aussie, I know that that fact has come up
Do not change for me cause my words do not line up
With how you stress 'em, I'm not sayin' the problem's with you
Not my intention with this song to diss you
Just a question which I don't have the answer
Not gonna guess, no, I've never been a chancer
See no hands raisin' up, drivin' me crazy
The end of the alphabet, why the diff' in how it's said?

Said like "zed", see, but you say "zee"
This part irks me, because I'm perfectly fine
The way how you say your vowels
That's just accents, but this Z thing, why?
Said like "zed", see, at least to me
You all say "zee", not sayin' that it's not right
Don't know how to make this sound
Like I'm not judgin' your wordin', that would be shite

Why say "zee" for the letter that starts "Zeke"?
I guess that would rhyme, that's not the point of this
I'm lost, though I've been lookin' for the answer, please
Somebody tell me, because I'm losin' it
Sure, maybe one reason it could be "zee"
Is that it would rhyme with songs of alphabet
That song that you get taught around the age of three
That got taught to me, but "zed" was what was said

Because English came first, means it's fairly clear to me
That the original pronunciation wasn't "zee"
It's likely that I'm wrong, but there's a fact I based it off:
That Webster chucked right out the door some spellin's cause why not?
Now you leave (uh-huh) the "u" from words like "colour", fine
And some other changes that I've forgotten outright
I'm gettin' what one would call a deep gut feel (deep gut feel)
That I'm on the wrong track, just wasted your time for real

Said like "zed", please, someone tell me
Why you say "zee", a constant plague on my mind
Won't depart (won't leave, dude) though I try hard
To keep it busy with silly things that I like

Brain hates me cause it's always buggin' me
Don't need to know why, can't say I don't want it (that would be a lie)
It's not wrong to sing "double-u, ex, why and zee"
Hope that you believe I'm not a total prick
Just trust me, I'm curious as can be (like a beaver, just less teeth)
I like to know why things are so diff-e-rent
I'd mock you for those inches, not for sayin' "zee"
Would be rude of me, I'd be a hypocrite

Boy, cause I've always loved Jay-Z's rappin'
And boy, never not laughed at Coach Z's accent
And wait, boy, I thought I had a third one, lackin'
The point I'm sayin', dude, it's true, I only wanna know the truth

To me, it's said like "zed", see, it's not just me (yeah)
Poms and Kiwis and Canucks are the same, why?
Please impart knowledge, ain't hard (oh, I don't think it's too hard to help, buddy)
Could just use Google, no shortage of facts online (hoo)

That same screed could also apply to me (could apply to me)
And you would be right, no point denyin' it
Someone from, let's say, Kansas could be askin' me
"Why don't you say "zee"? So weird when you say "zed"!"
We'd still be after the same answer, see
We wanna know why there's such a diff-e-rence (gotta know why)
I'm stumped, I'm always scratchin' my head, so help me
Then the thoughts will cease (they might cease), say "you're an idiot"

La-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la-la-la, oh
Oh, oh
La-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la-la-la, oh
Oh, oh

The English language: causing more arguments than [insert divisive fiction here]!

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Peter Andersson - August 02, 2017 - Report this comment
Now there's a "catch some z's" down under joke...

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