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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

Robin Trower's, "Careless"
The Lyrics:
He's got more fancy moves than Fred Astaire
Who They Mention:
The late Fred Astaire, who died of lung cancer on June 22nd, 1987
Submitted by: Isac

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

George Strait 's, "Run"
The Lyrics:
If you ain't got a suitcase get a box.
Or an old brown paper sack.
Pack it light or pack it heavy
Take a truck, take a Chevy
Baby just come back.
Product Brand Name:
Chevy (Chevrolet)
Submitted by: Bob

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Rachel Platten's, "Fight Song"
The Song Lyrics:
Wrecking balls inside my brain
Song They Mention:
"Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus
Submitted by: Dongquan

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Hall & Oates', "So Close"
The dated Lyrics:
Where she sits in some club where the long shadows fall. Drops a coin in the jukebox, not the phone on the wall.
Why They're dated:
The lyrics are referring to a payphone. With cellphones being so common nowadays I'm fairly sure they don't even make them anymore.
Submitted by: Edward

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

White's, "Over To You Now"
The dirty Lyrics:
I know this place It’s still a secret And I don’t think you’ve ever been It’s kinda hard To find the entrance You need some juice But you’ll love it once you get in This special place it’s in the basement You have to work your way around The place is hot and then it’s pumping So are you ready to go down?
Why They're dirty:
In this unreleased song, she is talking about anal sex in a figurative way.
Submitted by: Blanca

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Evanescence's, "Bring Me To Life"
The Funny Lyrics:
I've been sleeping a thousand years, it seems
Why They're funny:
What are you, a mummy?!
Submitted by: Quyjibo

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Hard-Fi's, "Cash Machine"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
There's a hole in my pocket, my pocket, my pocket
Why They're Repetitive:
Repeated three times, and was about to be repeated a fourth time before the "my pocket, my pocket" part was cut out.
Submitted by: Dongquan

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Robbie Williams', "Feel"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I don't wanna die
But I ain't keen on living either
Why They're Nonsensical:
You either live or die. Plus, everyone has to die at some stage.
Submitted by: Dongquan

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Traditional's, "What Are Little Girls Made Of ? "
The Insincere Lyrics:
What are little girls made of ?
Sugar and spice and everything nice!
Why They're Insincere:
Not all girls are nice. Some are downright evil. (Ed: My sister, for example.)
Submitted by: Take Me To The Planet Of Women

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Eve 6's, "Situation Infatuation"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
We have a situation infatuation
We haven't even had a conversation
And I'm lying awake and picturing you naked
I already feel I owe an explanation
Why They're Misrhymed:
Is "naked" supposed to be rhyming with "explanation" or "awake and"? In either case, it doesn't rhyme.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Beatles', "Lovely Rita"
The Insulting Lyrics:
The bag across her shoulder
Made her look a little like a military man
Why They're Insulting:
I'd be quite hurt if someone who was chatting me up said I look like a military man.
Submitted by: Ella Jones

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Katy Perry's, "Birthday"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
It's time to bring out the big balloons
Why They're Inappropriate:
The singer is suggesting that a condom be brought out.
Submitted by: Dongquan

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

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
Eminem, "You're Never Over"
The Words:
I keep trying to pass it but they keep on dropping the torch and it won't be long til this sport is O-V-E-R
Submitted By: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Martin Taylor, "Beboptimism"
The Made Up Words:
Song from Martin's 2001 album "Nitelife"
Submitted By: Loree Dare
Annette Funicello, "Pineapple Princess"
The Made Up Words:
On wicky-wicky wacky Waikiki
Submitted By: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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

Foxy, "Get Off"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Yeah Get off!
All the "ooh"s are sung by back-up singers.
Submitted By: Frosty The Cat
Ray Charles, "Busted"
Lyrics it Opens With:
My bills are all due and the baby needs shoes and I'm busted.
Submitted By: Odie Garfield

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

My Chemical Romance's, "Headfirst for Halos"
The Lyrics:
And now the red pills make me fly,
and the blue pills help me fall.
And I think I'll blow my brain against the ceiling!
And as the fragments of my skull begin to fall,
fall on your tongue like pixie dust,
just think happy thoughts!
Pretty self-explanatory. I mean, READ IT.
Submitted by: Anon

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Beatles', "Good Day Sunshine"
The Lyrics:
I love her and she's loving me
It is not correct English to use the word "love" in the present progressive form. Therefore, it should be "I love her and she LOVES me"; not "I love her and she's LOVING me."
Submitted by: Isac

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

Ugly Kid Joe's, "Madman '92 Remix"
The Lyrics:
I'm a mad mother and I'm loose!... in Disneyland!
Disneyland (Disney's theme park in Anaheim, California)
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Theme Songs', "One Day At A Time"
The Lyrics:
So hold on tight and we'll muddle through, one day at a time
The singer sings the words "muddle through" as "muttle to". So she sounds my like a Brooklynite even though the series takes place in Indianapolis.
Submitted by: Opie M.

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Hump De Bump"
The Lyrics:
Working the belle du monde
"Belle du monde" is French for "beauty of the world"
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Tony Orlando and Dawn's, "Sweet Gypsy Rose"
The Lyrics:
Say has anybody seen my, Sweet Gypsy Rose?
Here's her picture when she was my sweet Mary Jo...
This is about a girl who ran away to become a burlesque dancer....
Submitted by: Brenda Stuart

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Archies 's, "Bang-Shang-A-Lang"
The Lyrics:
My heart went bang-shang-a-lang, bang-shang-a-lang.
How it feels when you're falling for someone!
Submitted by: Bob

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

The Mamas & The Papas', "California Dreaming"
The Lyrics:
All the leave are brown
And the sky is grey
All the leaves are ground
And the sky is bray.
Submitted by: Odie Garfield

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

Black Sabbath's, "Neon Knights"
The Lyrics:
Phantom figures free forever
Three of the four words start with the letter "f", and the one that doesn't has the "ph" which is pronounced the same.
Submitted by: Steven

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Statler Brothers', "Whatever Happened To Randolph Scott"
The Lyrics:
Everybody's trying to make a comment about our doubts and fears.
True Grit's the only movie i've really understood in years.
True Grit, starring John Wayne and Glen Campbell.
Submitted by: Bob

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Pearl Jam's, "Animal"
The Lyrics:
I'd rather be
I'd rather be
I'd rather be with an animal.
I wouldn't want this set off as a ringtone in a church or a zoo. Or be with a churchgoer in the zoo.
Submitted by: Odie Garfield

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Real Lyrics Quiz

Who sang:
"I’ll give you love / I will smother you"

Yesterday's Results

The lyrics to identify were:
"He’s dancing with the chick in slacks"

The correct answer was:
Sam Cooke, "Twistin' The Night Away"

How people responded:
Buddy Knox: 12.0%
Sam Cooke:80.0%
The Royal Teens: 4.0%
The Gentrys : 4.0%
Total Responses: 25

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