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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!
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

Bob Dylan's, "From a Buick 6"
The Lyrics:
Well, she don’t make me nervous, she don’t talk too much She walks like Bo Diddley and she don’t need no crutch She keeps this four-ten all loaded with lead Well, if I go down dyin’, you know she bound to put a blanket on my bed.
Who They Mention:
Bo Diddley
Submitted by: Joe R

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

United Balls', "Pogo in Togo"
The Lyrics:
Coca-Cola in Angola
Product Brand Name:
Submitted by: androl

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Bowling For Soup's, "What About Us "
The Song Lyrics:
In the arms of someone a lot like a stranger, someone who never even knew himself.
I guess I come undone like the sweater Weezer sings about
Wondering if, only thinking.
Song They Mention:
Undone (The Sweater Song) - Weezer. Nice low-key play on words along with this reference.
Submitted by: Jessica

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Brownsville Station's, "Smokin' in the Boys Room"
The dated Lyrics:
Now, teacher, don't you fill me up with your rules.
But everybody knows that smokin' ain't allowed in school.
Why They're dated:
Back in 1973, it was taboo for a student to smoke, especially at a K-12 campus. Since most school districts are now tobacco-free, the teachers cannot smoke in a campus restroom, either.
Submitted by: Bob

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

Led Zeppelin's, "Dazed and Confused"
The dirty Lyrics:
Soul of a woman was created below
Why They're dirty:
Created.....below...I think I know where.....
Submitted by: Alyssa

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Owl City's, "Dental Care"
The Funny Lyrics:
Golf and alcohol don't mix.
That's why I don't drink and drive.
Why They're funny:
Oh Adam....your puns are awful.
Submitted by: Eloise

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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

Dee Dee Sharp's, "When It's Night Time In Italy, It's Wednesday Over"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
When it's night time in Italy,
It's Wednesday over here.
Why They're Nonsensical:
[Full song title is "When It's Night Time In Italy, It's Wednesday Over Here", but it wouldn't all fit in the space provided.] Night time at any given location on Earth corresponds with day time on the opposite side of the Earth. But there is no correlation between night time at any given location and what day of the week it is, either there or elsewhere! When it's night time anywhere and that's all that is specified, it can be any of the seven days of the week there or anywhere else!
Submitted by: Karen Smith

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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

Reba McEntire's, "Maggie Creek Road"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
She walked 13 miles up a gravel road.
With tears in her eyes, 20 years ago.
Why They're Misrhymed:
Road doesn't rhyme with ago.
Submitted by: JohnFedorchak

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Led Zeppelin's, "Dazed and Confused"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Soul of a woman was created below
Why They're Insulting:
I'm sorry, but I think this is an ultimate slam to women.
Submitted by: Quyjibo

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Talking Heads', "Stay Up Late"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
I know you want to leave me.
Why They're Inappropriate:
This line is taken from "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" by the Temptations; why David Byrne would include it here I do not know.
Submitted by: Mickey D.

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

C2C, "The Beat"
The Words:
The B, The E, The A, The T
Submitted By: Drazile
Melanie Martinez, "Dollhouse"
The Words:
D-O-L-L-H-O-U-S-E, I see things that no one else sees.
Submitted By: O I C U 2

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

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

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

Mass Production, "Welcome To Our World (Of Merry Music)"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Welcome to our world of merry music where everybody lends a helping hand
Submitted By: Yvette Bristle
Little Willie John, "Talk To Me, Talk To Me"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Talk to me, talk to me, mmm, I love the things you say
Submitted By: Yvette Bristle

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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
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

Mamas & Papas', "California Dreamin'"
The Lyrics:
I'd be safe and warm if I was in LA
Should be "I'd be safe and warm if I were in LA"
Submitted by: Yam Erez

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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

Cast of "Cats"'s, "Macavity: The Mystery Cat"
The Lyrics:
For he's the master criminal who can defy the law
He's broken every human law
He breaks the law of gravity
They pronounce "master" to rhyme with "foster" rather than with "faster," and they pronounce "law" as "low"
Submitted by: Misty Downham

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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 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
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!
These are the sounds of a thunderstorm.
Submitted by: Sheila Oh

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Wilson Pickett's, "Mustang Sally"
The Lyrics:
Ride, Sally, ride
Ride, rally side
Submitted by: Sir Ron Norris

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

Taylor Swift's, "Bad Blood"
The Lyrics:
and Baby, now we've got Bad Blood
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

Bowling for Soup's, "Val Kilmer"
The Lyrics:
Less Raising Arizona
More Steel Magnolias
Raising Arizona, Steel Magnolias
Submitted by: Insertnamehere

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

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