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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Pop Evil's, "Boss's Daughter"
The Boasting Lyrics:
That girl needs somebody like me, a real man born with a sex degree
Nice try, but I'm pretty sure degrees are earned. And you can't get one in sex.
Submitted by: Amanda

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

Hank Williams, Jr's, "Queen Of My Heart"
The Lyrics:
And the Queen's still in England, the King's still in Spain
Who They Mention:
Queen Elizabeth II and King Juan Carlos I
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

The Offspring's, "Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)"
The Lyrics:
Now cruising in his Pinto, he sees homies as he pass
But if he looks twice
They're gonna kick his lilly ass
Product Brand Name:
Ford Pinto
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Justin Timberlake's, "Can't Stop The Feeling (2010s)"
The Song Lyrics:
So just dance, dance, dance, come on
Song They Mention:
"Just Dance" - by Lady Gaga. Also "Dance, Dance, Dance" by the Beach Boys or "Dance, Dance" by Fall Out Boy. (So there could be two or three titles in this line, depending on how ya look at it!)
Submitted by: Quyjibo

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Randy Travis', "Better Class of Losers"
The dated Lyrics:
I need friends who don't pay their bills on home computers
Why They're dated:
In the early '90s, the Internet was quite a long way from becoming what it is now, and even so was considered a luxury back then. Now, well, I hope friends who pay their bills on smartphones or tablets are okay, since pretty much anyone who doesn't pay their bills on "home computers" these days now uses one of the aforementioned devices.
Submitted by: betty kaye

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

Katy Perry's, "Wide Awake"
The dirty Lyrics:
Falling from cloud 9
Crashing from the high
Why They're dirty:
Crashing from the high means she is on drugs, she could just be falling from a high place , too.
Submitted by: Katycat

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Metallica's, "Where The Wild Things Are"
The Funny Lyrics:
You swing your a** all down.
Why They're funny:
James says that after Kirk's guitar solo in the song. I think that line is funny.
Submitted by: I.P. Freeley

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Cheryl Ladd's, "Just Another Lover Tonight"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
He's just another lover tonight
Why They're Repetitive:
She repeats "He's just another lover tonight" 11 times in the song.
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Katy Perry's, "I'm Still Breathing"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
No formal education, I swore way too much
I swear you didn't care, because we were in love
Why They're Nonsensical:
You are saying you swear too much and then you swear on something. This contradicts itself. (Editor's note: Any entries containing profanity will not be accepted.)
Submitted by: Katycat

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Highwaymen's, "Highwayman"
The Insincere Lyrics:
I sailed a schooner round the Horn to Mexico I went aloft and furled the mainsail in a blow And when the yards broke off they said that I got killed
Why They're Insincere:
1st line: Schooners are coastal vessels and not intended for high seas, let alone rounding the Cape Horn. 2nd line: Schooners have fore-and-aft righs which are furled on the boom and the job is done on the deck. Square rigs are furled on the yards. Moreover, reefing and furling is done _before_ the weather gets foul. 3rd line: Schooner rigs do not have yards. Yards are for square sails.
Submitted by: Susanna Viljanen

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Swanky Tunes', "Wherever U Go"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
I feel like I've met you
I swear I've seen those eyes before
Why They're Misrhymed:
I can't rhyme these lyrics well todays
Submitted by: Tagir

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Green Day's, "Nobody Likes You (Part 3 of Homecoming)"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Nobody likes you
Everyone left you
They're all out without you
Having fun
Why They're Insulting:
It seems to rub in the rejection of the person being sung to. That can't be good.
Submitted by: Ezma

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Kim Wilde's, "Kids in America "
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
New York to East California,
There's a new wave coming, I warn ya!
Why They're Inappropriate:
There's not really an "east" California, per se. There's a north and a south. New Wave really took off in the States in the Los Angeles area. There's not much to speak of in eastern California, but wilderness.
Submitted by: TC

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Coolio, "1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New)"
The Words:
Throw your hands up if you're down with the C, double O, L, I, O.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Britney Spears, "If U Seek Amy"
The Words:
f-u-c-k m-e
Are begging to if you seek Amy
Submitted By: Tarzan

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

311, "Brodels"
The Made Up Words:
Submitted By: YYYfan
Adam Sandler, "The Hanukkah Song"
The Made Up Words:
tonicah, marijuanikah, wannakah
So drink your gin and tonicah
And smoke your marijuanikah
If you really,really wannakah
Have a happy, happy, happy Hannukah
Submitted By: Tarzan

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

Katy Perry, "Wide awake"
Lyrics it Opens With:
I'm wide awake
Wish this was me in the morning!
Submitted By: Katycat
Silversun Pickups, "Sort Of"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Do you think I'm sort of alive?
Submitted By: Brian Kelly

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Vogues', "Turn Around, Look At Me"
The Lyrics:
There is someone walking behind you
turn around, look at me
There is someone watching your footsteps
turn around, look at me.
It's the BOOGIE MAN! YAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This about stalking.
Submitted by: You Better Run Like Hell

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Melanie Martinez's, "Alphabet Boy"
The Lyrics:
If you dingle that diploma and I dead
You don't be surprised
I'm sorry, but just, what? I don't even know what to point out here.
Submitted by: Gracelynn

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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
Nassau, in the Bahamas is mentioned in the first verse
Submitted by: Rick

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Terry Jacks', "Seasons In The Sun"
The Lyrics:
We had joy, we had fun,
We had seasons in the sun
Terry drops the H from "had" every time, making it sound like "add"
Submitted by: The Kicking Lady

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Mariah Carey's, "Infinity"
The Lyrics:
Je ne comprends pas
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 Rolling Stones', "Paint It Black"
The Lyrics:
I see a red door and I want to paint it black,
No colors anymore, I want them to turn black.
This whole song has a Spanish/Hindu/Middle Eastern feel (with the sitar and castanets); it is a song about a lost girlfriend.
Submitted by: Paul Warren

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Bob Hope And Marilyn Maxwell's, "Silver Bells"
The Lyrics:
Ring-a-ling! Hear them ring.
The song is called "Silver Bells", so it would suggest that "ring-a-ling" is the sound of a bell ringing.
Submitted by: Santa's Hurter

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Hamilton, Joe Frank And Reynolds', "Don't Pull Your Love"
The Lyrics:
Take my heart, my soul, my money.
Make my tart, my hole, my sonny.
Submitted by: D. Melody Dole, MD

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

DJ Webstar ft. Young B.'s, "Chicken Noodle Soup"
The Lyrics:
Chicken noodle soup (3X)
Wit' a soda on the side
The "s" starts five words.
Submitted by: Lance Crackers

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Carlene Carter's, "Every Little Thing"
The Lyrics:
"The Young and the Restless" on my TV set
That's just like us when we first met
The Young and the Restless
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Beck's, "Mixed Bizness"
The Lyrics:
I'll be your mistress, COD
If a cop pulls you over and this song is playing, change it immediately unless you WANT the cop to think you're a hooker.
Submitted by: Amanda

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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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