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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

Fatboy Slim's, "Wonderful Night"
The Lyrics:
Our style's f****n' Posh like Dave Beckham, come on!
Who They Mention:
Victoria Beckham (Posh Spice from the Spice Girls) and her husband, English soccer player David Beckham.
Submitted by: Tommy

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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

Bobby Brown's, "My Prerogative"
The Song Lyrics:
Everybody's talkin' all this stuff about me
Song They Mention:
Everybody's Talkin' - Harry Nilsson
Submitted by: Isac

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Spoons', "The Rhythm"
The dated Lyrics:
When the record stops
it's over; it's over
Why They're dated:
Records may have been the "norm" back in the 80s but by the time CDs came out the records became obsolete.
Submitted by: Celeste

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

K.T. Oslin's, "Younger Men"
The dirty Lyrics:
Woah, look over here
We got a cute little ol' runner to the right
Blue shorts, no shirt
Whoo! You're looking good darling
That's right, stay in shape
Why They're dirty:
K.T. is referring to the runner's semi-erect penis in addition to his athletic build and hairless muscular chest
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Weird Al Yankovic's, "Smells Like Nirvana"
The Funny Lyrics:
It's so hard to baf aoo abouf
With all this marbles in mouth
Why They're funny:
I've seen part of the music video and when he says this marbles start spewing from his mouth. It comes across as funny to me.
Submitted by: Whatever you wanna call me

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Spoons', "Old Emotions"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Then it comes back again
Those old emotions
And it brings back
And it brings back
Those old emotions
Why They're Repetitive:
That's pretty much the entire song.
Submitted by: Celeste

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Four Tops', "7-Rooms Of Gloom"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
All the windows are painted black
And wait right here till you come back
Why They're Nonsensical:
If the wife/girlfriend in the song did come back, how would Levi Stubbs have seen her coming through windows that were painted black?
Submitted by: Bob

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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

Coldplay, "What If"
Lyrics it Opens With:
What if there was no light?
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Enya, "My! My! Time Flies"
Lyrics it Opens With:
My my time flies, one step and we're on the moon
Submitted By: Julian

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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

John Mellencamp's, "I Need A Lover"
The Lyrics:
I need a lover that won't drive me crazy
When the subject is a person (a human being), the correct pronoun should be "who", not "that".
Submitted by: RJSchex

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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

Emilie Ramirez's, "Tranquilizer"
The Lyrics:
Tranquilizer tranquilizer
Emilie always mispronounces "tranquilizer" as "trankalizer"
Submitted by: Courtney Windexer

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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

Spoons', "Romantic Traffic"
The Lyrics:
She's changing lanes
a bit too slow
someone hits her from behind
and she found new love
in romantic traffic
a place where dreams
turn on and off like the street lights
How is it romantic to be in a rear end car accident?
Submitted by: Celeste

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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

Patti Page's, "Old Cape Cod"
The Lyrics:
Winding roads that seem to beckon you
Binding woads that seem to reckon you
Submitted by: Margo Gram

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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

Dynamite Hack's, "Boyz"
The Lyrics:
'Cause the boyz in the hood are always hard
Boyz n the Hood
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Spoons', "Romantic Traffic "
The Lyrics:
She's changing lanes
A bit too slow
Someone hits her from behind
I wouldn't want this going off after being rear ended by another car.
Submitted by: Celeste

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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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