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amIright Events -> Latest Entries

Aug 31
ONE WEEK NOTICE due Sep 07 (TOS has long title)

On Friday September 07th 2018 there will be a parody from me on the front page of Amiright. As this week's One Week Notice host I'm now inviting you (Yes, that means YOU!) to write one too, then post it for the same day. (Comments & Parodies)

Aug 17
ONE WEEK NOTICE - "Feels Like Summer" (8/24/2018)

One Week Notice - Week of 8/17/2018 - 8/24/2018. Come join us and parody the newest song from Childish Gambino! A Non-Rap song by him with a cool funky beat and a title that's perfect for summertime! (Comments & Parodies)

Aug 10

This week's One Week Notice is "Shoehorn With Teeth" by They Might Be Giants. Test your parody writing skills with this tiny little tune and submit it on August 16 for August 17 publication! Details in link (Comments & Parodies)

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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Dan Hartman's, "We Are The Young"
The Boasting Lyrics:
we are the ones who can improwise
let's assume he means young people can improvise and we old cannot...(what else?)
Submitted by: mads

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

R.E.M's, "It's the End of the World as We Know It"
The Lyrics:
Mountains stand on a line, Leonard Bernstein,
Leonid Brezhnev, Lenny Bruce, and Lester Bangs
Who They Mention:
Leonard Bernstein, Leonid Brezhnev, Lenny Bruce And Lester Bangs! That's 4 Celebrities In A Row!
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Shawn Wasabi's, "Otter Pop"
The Lyrics:
This is how we Otter Pop
Product Brand Name:
Otter Pops
Submitted by: Brionna Secret

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

The Dovells', "You Can't Sit Down"
The Song Lyrics:
When you're on South Street (you can't sit down)
And the band is really bootin' (you can't sit down)
Song They Mention:
South Street by The Orlons
Submitted by: Bob

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Lynyrd Skynyrd's, "Workin’ for MCA"
The dated Lyrics:
Gonna give you lots of money
Workin’ for MCA.
Why They're dated:
MCA ceased to exist as a company in 1996.
Submitted by: David Jones

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

Maroon 5's, "Misery"
The dirty Lyrics:
Your salty skin, and how
it mixes in with mine
The way it feels to be
completely intertwined.
Why They're dirty:
They are clearly sweaty and their bodies are “intertwined” so either they are having sex or this is very misleading
Submitted by: McKenna Varao

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Mother Love Bone's, "Capricorn Sister"
The Funny Lyrics:
Got my mama in the kitchen, she bitchin, bitchin, bitchin.
So I made my proclamation to control my masturbation.
Why They're funny:
Sounds like his mom walked in on him pleasuring himself one too many times, and now she's bitchin' about it!
Submitted by: Thaddeus Gammelthorpe

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Ready For The World's, "Love You Down"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
All that really mattered was you were my girlfriend And, baby, that's all that mattered to me
Why They're Repetitive:
So...did it matter to you?
Submitted by: Michael S.

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Toto's, "Africa"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
The wild dogs cry out in the night
As they grow restless, longing for some solitary company
Why They're Nonsensical:
'Solitary' means without company. Maybe they meant 'singular.'
Submitted by: Nickster

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Led Zeppelin's, "D'yer Mak'er"
The Insincere Lyrics:
When I read the letter you wrote me, it made me mad mad mad,
When I read the words that it told me, it made me sad sad sad.
Why They're Insincere:
The letter that this girl wrote made him get mad, but the words had made him feel sad.
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Steel Panther's, "Gold Digging Whore"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
She's a gold digger, she's a gold digger
F**king all the white guys and all the Persians
Why They're Misrhymed:
This one is actually misrhymed for a good reason. You start off with a lump in your throat because you think they're going to rhyme it with the N-word, but that's too offensive even for Steel Panther.
Submitted by: Amanda

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

ZZ Top's, "Sharp Dressed Man"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Top coat
Top hat
I don't worry, 'cause my wallet's fat.
Why They're Insulting:
Sounds to me like he's bragging about being so rich. What kind of example does that set to the less wealthy?
Submitted by: Joe

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Shakira's, "Underneath Your Clothes"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
You know it's true
Oh baby it's so funny
You almost don't believe it
As every voice is hanging from the silence
Lamps are hanging from the ceiling
Why They're Inappropriate:
Shakira goes from talking about her feelings being underneath some guys clothes to talking about lamps hanging from the ceiling. What does that have to do with anything?
Submitted by: sXe LeXi 5X2

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Marshmello,Anne Marie, "Friends"
The Words:
Want me to spell it out for you, F-R-I-E-N-D-S
Submitted By: playinwitme
Oscar Hammerstein, "Oklahoma"
The Words:
We're only saying you're doing fine Oklahoma, Oklahoma O K L A H O M A
Submitted By: EF

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

PB&J Otter, "Zip, Zap Zoop"
The Made Up Words:
Submitted By: Weast Weasel
Pat Boone, "The Wang Dang Taffy-Apple Tango"
The Made Up Words:
wang dang
Submitted By: Musiclover

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

Eiffel 65, "Living In A Bubble"
Lyrics it Opens With:
living in a bubble, baby
Submitted By: mads
Bobby Freeman, "Betty Lou Got A New Pair Of Shoes"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Betty Lou got a new pair of shoes [4 times] Betty Lou-wah-oo-wah-oo-wah-oo, Betty Lou got a new pair of shoes
Submitted By: Yvette Bristle

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Milford's, "Switchfoot - This is your life"
The Lyrics:
Yesterday is a kid in the corner Yesterday is dead and over
....Well that's an extremely negative way to describe it. What makes it worse is that they say KID in the corner of all things, as if they thought they'd get away with singing about the death of minors.
Submitted by: Tom Tomlington

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Tammy Wynette's, "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad"
The Lyrics:
Your good girl's gonna go bad, I'm gonna be the swingingest swinger you've ever had.
"Swingingest" is not a word. It should probably be "I'm gonna be the most swinging swinger you've ever had".
Submitted by: Edward

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

Waylon Jennings', "I Ain't Living Long Like This"
The Lyrics:
Grew up in Houston off of Wayside Drive.
Wayside Drive in Houston, Texas.
Submitted by: Bob

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Katy Perry's, "Unconditionally"
The Lyrics:
Unconditional, unconditionally
I will love you unconditionally
She puts the emphasis on the wrong syllables: "uncondi-SHUH-nal" and "I will love you un-CON-di-SHUH-nally".
Submitted by: metalkitchen

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Scorpions', "Destin"
The Lyrics:
Mon destin inscrit en toi
The French line means 'My fate inscribed in you'
Submitted by: Joey F.

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Bon Jovi's, "You Give Love A Bad Name"
The Lyrics:
Shot through the heart, and you're to blame,
You give love a bad name.
Self explanatory. The verses even explain to the subject woman why she ain't so good.
Submitted by: Joe

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Nicki Minaj's, "Super Bass"
The Lyrics:
Yeah, that's that super bass
That's the sound of a bass, or as Nicki compares it, a heartbeat
Submitted by: Ariana Grande Mocha Swirl

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Peppa Pig's, "The Rainbow Song"
The Lyrics:
Red and orange and yellow and green and purple and blue
Ed, and rorange, and grellow and yeen and blurple and pooh!
Submitted by: Brionna Secret

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

The Beatles', "Revolution"
The Lyrics:
We all want to change the world.
We, Want, World: 3 Words That Start With W
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Larry Gatlin's, "Ode To The Road"
The Lyrics:
Wherever you are, Mr. Serling,
I believe that I'm a sterling example of the Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Submitted by: Bob

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Jax Jones,Mabel and Rich The Kid's, "Ring Ring"
The Lyrics:
So don't come into my X, trust
We all know you've been f***ing with another.
Definitely not something you want your boyfriend/girlfriend hearing. The instrumental bit in the chorus is okay though, provided they aren't a Jax Jones fan.
Submitted by: Hi.

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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%
Walk The Moon: 25.0%
Crowded House : 8.3%
Total Responses: 12

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