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Song Parodies -> "Detention For Nothing"

Original Song Title:

"Money For Nothing"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Dire Straits

Parody Song Title:

"Detention For Nothing"

Parody Written by:

Aaron Dodson

The Lyrics

This song describes rather accurately the wonderful Mississippi Public Education System!
Now look at them A pluses, that's the way you do it
You write that pencil on that SAT
That's tough workin' that's the way you do it
Detention for nothing and bad grades for free
Now that's tough workin' that's the way you do it
Lemme tell ya them there guys ain't dumb
I seen him get a hundred an' one

We gotta install anti-cheating devices
And maybe an observer or two
We gotta load up these here posters
We gotta make sure that they score worse than you

See the little nerd with the novel and the slide-rule
Yeah buddy that's his own brain
That little nerd got his own TV show
That little nerd doesn't need to complain

We gotta install anti-cheating devices
And maybe an observer or two
We gotta load up these here posters
We gotta make sure they score worse than you

I shoulda learned all the parts of speech
I shoulda learned the meaning of "doldrums"
Look at that teacher, she got it writin' on the blackboard
Man we sure could have some fun
Get in the gradebook with an eraser
Change that F to a B
That's tough workin' that's the way you do it
Get your detention for nothing and bad grades for free

We gotta install anti-cheating devices
And maybe an observer or two
We gotta load up these here posters
We gotta make sure they score worse than you

Now that's tough workin' that's the way you do it
You write that pencil on that SAT
That's tough workin' that's the way you do it
Detention for nothing and bad grades for free
Detention for nothing and bad grades for free

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