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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Britney Spears', "If U Seek Amy"
The Boasting Lyrics:
Love me, hate me
Say what you want about me
But all of the boys and all of the girls
Are begging to if you seek Amy
Britney's boasting that everybody wants to have sex with her. The title's a sneaky way of saying "fuck me".
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

Mickey Gilley's, "Don't The Girls All Get Prettier At Closing Time"
The Lyrics:
I don't mean to criticize the girls at all
'Cause I know Robert Redford even overhauled
Who They Mention:
Robert Redford
Submitted by: Bob

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Jerry Reed's, "When You're Hot, You're Hot "
The Lyrics:
Who gonna collect my welfare?
Pay for my Cadillac?
Product Brand Name:
Submitted by: Bob

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Sia feat. Sean Paul's, "Cheap Thrills (2016)"
The Song Lyrics:
It won't be long till I
Hit the dumpster
Song They Mention:
"It Won't Be Long" by The Beatles
Submitted by: Quyjibo

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Reba McEntire's, "Why Haven't I Heard From You"
The dated Lyrics:
As crazy little thing they call the telephone
Now there's one on every corner, in back of every bar.
Why They're dated:
Pay phones are obsolete.
Submitted by: Tarzan

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

The Beatles', "Birthday "
The dirty Lyrics:
I would like you to dance
Take a cha-cha-cha chance
Why They're dirty:
I'm assuming "dance" means home run. The take a chance part kinda implies that.
Submitted by: Ally

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Kenny Chesney's, "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy"
The Funny Lyrics:
She thinks my tractor's sexy
It always turns her on
She's always staring at me
While I'm chuggin' along
Why They're funny:
I absolutely love this song merely for its comedic relief! I think Kenny is great and I consider it a great skill on his part to be able to sing this song without cracking up at himself.
Submitted by: Jennie

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

The Moody Blues', "It May Be A Fire"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
It may be a fire,
But you gotta get it into your heart.
Why They're Repetitive:
Towards the end of the song, those two lines (which are also nonsensical, BTW) are repeated over and over as it fades out.
Submitted by: Chowder

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Dramatics', "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Some people are made of plastic
You know, some people are made of wood
Some people have hearts of stone
Why They're Nonsensical:
No person is made of plastic or wood, and no person has a heart made of stone.
Submitted by: Candy Welty

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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

George Jones', "Honky Tonk Song"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
I saw those blue lights flashing over my left shoulder. He walked right up and said, "Get off that riding mower."
Why They're Misrhymed:
"Shoulder" and "Mower" don't rhyme.
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Blessid Union of Souls', "I Believe"
The Insulting Lyrics:
We sell drugs to children now, oh why can't we just see
That all we do is eliminate our future, the things we do today
Money is our incentive now, so that makes it OK
Why They're Insulting:
It's sad and tragic. There is no acceptable reason to sell drugs to children; it's a cruel way to get money and honestly not OK!
Submitted by: David Pratter

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Sheryl Crow's, "The First Cut Is The Deepest"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
I still want you by my side
but I'm sure going to give you a try
Why They're Inappropriate:
I skipped one line in there to show the relevance of these two lines. She says that she wants him by her side but she's going to give him a try. hmm... Furthermore, 'but' usually is used to contrast two statements. I don't know why she changed it because in Rod Stewart's original version he says 'and'.
Submitted by: Gus

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Britney Spears, "If U Seek Amy"
The Words:
f-u-c-k m-e
Are begging to if you seek Amy
Submitted By: Tarzan
Al Green, "L-O-V-E (Love)"
The Words:
Submitted By: Drazile

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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

Rick Nelson, "Never Be Anyone Else But You"
Lyrics it Opens With:
There'll never be anyone else but you for me
Submitted By: Alyssa Jayne
Little Milton, "Baby I Love You"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Baby I love you, oh baby, yes I do
Submitted By: Alyssa Jayne

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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

Adrian Lux's, "Teenage Crime"
The Lyrics:
We don't waste no precious time
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
Nassau, in the Bahamas is mentioned in the first verse
Submitted by: Rick

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Better Than Ezra's, "Dollar Sign"
The Lyrics:
You got a Maybach trunk full of expensive junk.
Kevin pronounces "Maybach" as "may back". It's actually "my bock". I'm guessing Kevin isn't that knowledgeable about cars.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

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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

Merle Haggard's, "Kern River Blues"
The Lyrics:
I'm leaving town forever, kiss an old boxcar goodbye.
I'm leaving town forever, kiss an old boxcar goodbye.
I dug my blues out in the river, but the old Kern River is dry.
This was his last song Merle was singing cause he dug his blues in the river, but then the old Kern River was dry.
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

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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

Matthew West's, "A Christmas To Believe In"
The Lyrics:
"It's A Wonderful Life" in black and white just like it should be
"It's A Blunderful Life" in shack and white just like it would be
Submitted by: Rhoda Dohr

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

K.T. Oslin's, "Younger Men"
The 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
2X R "runner", "right" / 2 S "shorts", "shirt"/ 2 S "stay", "shape"
Submitted by: Tarzan

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Weird Al Yankovic's, "Amish Paradise"
The Lyrics:
There's no phone, no light, no motorcar
Not a single luxury
Like Robinson Crusoe
It's as primitive as can be.
Gilligan's Island
Submitted by: Tarzan

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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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