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Song Parodies -> "Fifty Weight Units Of Measure"

Original Song Title:

"Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover"

Original Performer:

Paul Simon

Parody Song Title:

"Fifty Weight Units Of Measure"

Parody Written by:

Guy DiRito

The Lyrics

The system used worldwide for weighted measury,
Has answers so easy cause they're done so metrically.
Would someone help me as I juggle gravity.
There must be fifty weight units of measure.

You know you weigh less without clothes like when you're nude,
You weigh more after you have consumed mass quantities of food,
You can defeat yourself whenever metric measure's used,
There must be fifty weight units of measure.
Fifty weight units of measure.

Just chip off a stone, Joan.
Measure a grain, Wayne.
Get your ounces in troy, Roy.
Just get weighed and see
Purchase a gram, Sam.
It's a lot like a dram, Pam.
Just bring in a key, Lee.
It weighs what you see.
Just chip off a stone, Joan.
Measure a grain, Wayne.
Get your ounces in troy, Roy.
Just get weighed and see
Purchase a gram, Sam.
It's a lot like a dram, Pam.
Just bring in a key, Lee.
It weighs what you see.

You know that metric's used in Canada and Spain,
I wish there was some way to figure out kilos of cocaine,
I just can't associate that, would someone please explain,
About the fifty ways.

It's all these weights and measures give me such a freight,
And why aren't light years used when you want to weigh something that's light?
So please assist me as I analyze all this weight and height,
There must be fifty weight units of measure.
Fifty weight units of measure.

Just chip off a stone, Joan.
Measure a grain, Wayne.
Get your ounces in troy, Roy.
Just get weighed and see
Purchase a gram, Sam.
It's a lot like a dram, Pam.
Just bring in a key, Lee.
It weighs what you see.
Just chip off a stone, Joan.
Measure a grain, Wayne.
Get your ounces in troy, Roy.
Just get weighed and see
Purchase a gram, Sam.
It's a lot like a dram, Pam.
Just bring in a key, Lee.
It weighs what you see.

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Pacing: 3.0
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Jack Wilson - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Great job, 5's!
mac - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Heavy!
Melhi - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
"Weigh" to set the standard, Guy. ;)
Adagio - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Great job, Guy! Flows well. 5's
Johnny D - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
I'll just pretend I'm Q and change the gravitational constant of the Universe to 555 m/sec/sec.
Birgitta - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
This is great Guy! Very nice.
Meriadoc - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Let's see, 16 ounces in a pound - no 20 shillings in a pound, oops wrong measure - what divides by 5?
alvin rhodes - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
i like it.....good pacing and funny...5...5...5
Diva - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
What an imagination! Great work!
Paul Wooten - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Guy, you must NEVER sleep! Just 1 great one after another.We need to shoot the basturd who gave this 1's. 555
Guy - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
One's tell me that I did something right. Thanks, one's guy!
Peregrin - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
fantastic!
Jan Unwin - February 24, 2004 - Report this comment
Weigh to go! 5-5-5
Michael Pacholek - February 26, 2004 - Report this comment
1.8, 1.8, 1.8. Actually, that's pretty good. You see, converting from metric, that's 5, 5, 5.

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