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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Weird Al Yankovic's, "White and Nerdy"
The Boasting Lyrics:
I'm whiter than sour cream!
Comments:
Al himself is an ethnic white- Serbian and Italian- and not even Nordic. Hence he is NOT whiter than sour cream!!!!!
Submitted by: Scandia

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings', "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang"
The Lyrics:
There ain't no good in an evil-hearted woman
And I ain't cut out to be no Jesse James.
Who They Mention:
Jesse James
Submitted by: Bob

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Reba McEntire's, "Love Needs a Holiday"
The Lyrics:
She was circlin' the Holiday Inn
Just about to go 'round again
Product Brand Name:
Holiday Inn
Submitted by: JohnFedorchak

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Cher's, "Paradise Is Here"
The Song Lyrics:
Paradise is here
Song They Mention:
Paradise - Sade. (Editor's note: Coldplay did not have any songs out at the time this one was recorded, therefore it is not plausible that they would be mentioned in this one. As a reminder: A SONG CANNOT BE MENTIONED IF IT DID NOT EXIST YET.)
Submitted by: Killerbulldog

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Ringo Starr's, "I'm The Greatest"
The dated Lyrics:
Now I'm only 32,
And all I wanna do is boogaloo...
Why They're dated:
Ringo WAS 32 when he recorded this song (in 1972); MANY years have passed since.
Submitted by: Chowder

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Dirty Song You Didn't Know Is Dirty -> Latest Entries

Fall Out Boy's, "Just One Yesterday"
The dirty Lyrics:
Oh, I want to teach you a lesson in the worst kind of way...
Why They're dirty:
You can probably figure this one out on your own...
Submitted by: Justeen

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Crowded House's, "Don't Dream It's Over"
The Funny Lyrics:
Now I'm towing my car
There's a hole in the roof
My posessions are causing me suspicion
but there's no proof.
Why They're funny:
Unless you have your own towing company then there's no way you can tow your own car.
Submitted by: Celeste

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Daft Punk's, "Doin' It Right"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Doing it right Everybody will be dancing And we'll be feeling it right Everybody will be dancing And be doing it right Everybody will be dancing When we're feeling all right Everybody will be dancing tonight If you do it right Let it go all night Shadows on you break Out into the light If you lose your way tonight That's how you know the magic's right
Why They're Repetitive:
The "doin' it right" paragraph makes up most of the tracks instruments, and the rest of the lyrics are repeated numerously throughout.
Submitted by: Drazile

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Crowded House's, "Don't Dream It's Over"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Now I'm towing my car
There's a hole in the roof
My possessions are causing me suspicion
but there's no proof
Why They're Nonsensical:
Also posted under Funny lyrics. I'm not too sure what one verse has to do with the other.
Submitted by: Celeste

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Maroon 5's, "Through With You"
The Insincere Lyrics:
Cause saying "I Love You"
Has nothing to do with meaning it.
Why They're Insincere:
I AM saying I Love You, but I don't mean it.
Submitted by: Rocky

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Billy Joel's, "Movin' Out"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Anthony works in the grocery store
Saving his pennies for some day
Mama Leone left a note on the door
She said, "Sonny, move out to the country
Why They're Misrhymed:
"Some day" and "country"? I can't see or hear any rhyme there whatsoever.
Submitted by: RJSchex

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Paul Anka's, "Diana"
The Insulting Lyrics:
I'm so young and you're so old
This, my darling, I've been told
Why They're Insulting:
Maybe you're just repeating what you've been told, but come on! Show some sensitivity! Keep it to yourself!
Submitted by: Gus

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Simple Minds', "Don't You Forget About Me"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Rain keeps fallin',
rain keeps fallin' down
Why They're Inappropriate:
And what, pray tell, does this have to do with the rest of the song?
Submitted by: Gus

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Al Green, "L-O-V-E (Love)"
The Words:
love
Comments
Submitted By: Drazile
Belle and Sebastian, "Legal Man"
The Words:
love
Comments
L, O-V-E love, it's coming back, it's coming back...
Submitted By: Drazile

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Miles Davis, "Boplicity"
The Made Up Words:
boplicity
Comments
Submitted By: Yvette Bristle
The Bar-Kays, "Sexomatic"
The Made Up Words:
sexomatic
Comments
Submitted By: Yvette Bristle

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Songs That Open With It's Title Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Skunk Anansie, "All I Want"
Lyrics it Opens With:
All I want is a mirror so I can see this so-called brighter day.
Comments
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Dannii Minogue, "All I Wanna Do"
Lyrics it Opens With:
All I wanna do, all I wanna do, all I wanna do is touch you.
Comments
Submitted By: Brian Kelly

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Lynyrd Skynyrd 's, "What's Your Name"
The Lyrics:
What's your name, little girl What's your name Shootin' you straight, little girl Won't you do the same
Why:
I once went into a bathroom on the way home from a road trip. This song was playing and I got creeped out.
Submitted by: Alyssa

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Melanie Martinez's, "Play date"
The Lyrics:
I don't want to play no games
Why:
Double negative
Submitted by: gyula

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

The Beach Boys', "Sloop John B."
The Lyrics:
We come on the sloop John B My grandfather and me Around Nassau town we did roam Drinking all night Got into a fight Well I feel so broke up I want to go home
Why:
Nassau, in the Bahamas is mentioned in the first verse
Submitted by: Rick

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Wings', "With A Little Luck"
The Lyrics:
The willow turns his back on inclement weather
Why:
Paul McCartney pronounces "inclement" as "in-clemment" rather than "in-clum-ment"
Submitted by: Leslie Christmasbrook

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Mariah Carey's, "Infinity"
The Lyrics:
Je ne comprends pas
Why:
This is a French phrase which translates to "I do not understand."
Submitted by: redsimba

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's, "Will the Circle Be Unbroken"
The Lyrics:
Oh, I followed close behind her
Tryin' to hold up and be brave
But I could not hide my sorrow
When they laid her in her grave
Why:
It is an upbeat song about the death and burial of the singer's mother.
Submitted by: David

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Charli XCX's, "Boom Clap"
The Lyrics:
Boom! Boom! Boom! Clap!
Why:
These are the sounds of a thunderstorm.
Submitted by: Sheila Oh

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Anne Murray's, "Snowbird"
The Lyrics:
So spread your tiny wings and fly away....
Why:
So tread your spiny wings and fly away....
Submitted by: Margo Gram

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

Taylor Swift's, "Bad Blood"
The Lyrics:
and Baby, now we've got Bad Blood
Why:
Because of the B's in baby bad and blood
Submitted by: Nikola

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Jason Mraz's, "Remedy (I Won't Worry)"
The Lyrics:
'Cause you were born on the fourth of July, freedom ring.
Why:
"Born On the Fourth of July" starring Tom Cruise
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Queen's, "Body Language"
The Lyrics:
Give me- body, Give me- body-body, give me your body
Why:
If your phone went off in class well, you're doomed
Submitted by: QueenFanatic

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Real Lyrics Quiz

Who sang:
"I’m tired of listening to you talking in rhymes"

Yesterday's Results

The lyrics to identify were:
"Tomorrow some new building will scrape the sky"

The correct answer was:
Passion Pit, "Take A Walk"

How people responded:
Passion Pit: 50.0%
Coldplay:16.7%
Walk The Moon: 25.0%
Crowded House : 8.3%
Total Responses: 12

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  Lyrics Quiz #75 - Average score 13% with 2 participants.

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