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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!
Comments:
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

Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings', "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang"
The Lyrics:
There ain't no good in an evil-hearted woman
And I ain't cut out to be no Jesse James.
Who They Mention:
Jesse James
Submitted by: Bob

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Reba McEntire's, "Little Rock"
The Lyrics:
I drive a new Mercedes.
Product Brand Name:
Mercedes-Benz automobiles.
Submitted by: JohnFedorchak

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

U2's, "The Electric Co."
The Song Lyrics:
"Why must I hide from myself, when I need the crowd?
Bring on the crowd
I love the crowd
Song They Mention:
"Send in the Clowns," by Sarah Vaughan (paraphrasing)
Submitted by: The Skuz

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Jay Sean's, "2012 (It Ain't the End)"
The dated Lyrics:
Party like it's the end of the world. We gonna party like, like it's 2012.
Why They're dated:
2012 has now passed.
Submitted by: Steve

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

Louis Armstrong's, "I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You"
The dirty Lyrics:
You bought my wife a bottle of Coca-Cola
So you could play on her Victrola
Why They're dirty:
Louis is accusing the man of buying his wife a bottle of Coke, so that she could use it for a douche.
Submitted by: S. Tim Wood

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Our Lady Peace's, "Somewhere Out There"
The Funny Lyrics:
I miss your purple hair,
I miss the way it tastes.
Why They're funny:
Okay, first of all, out of all the things he could miss, why purple hair? And what did the girlfriend use, grape flavored hair dye?!
Submitted by: Rachel

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Daft Punk's, "Get Lucky"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
We're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky
Why They're Repetitive:
This song is repeating itself 37 times already
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Archies', "Sugar Sugar"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Sugar
Oh honey honey
You are my candy girl
And you've got me wanting you
Why They're Nonsensical:
Would this line ever work?
Submitted by: Celeste

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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

Billy Joel's, "Movin' Out"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Anthony works in the grocery store
Saving his pennies for some day
Mama Leone left a note on the door
She said, "Sonny, move out to the country
Why They're Misrhymed:
"Some day" and "country"? I can't see or hear any rhyme there whatsoever.
Submitted by: RJSchex

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Paul Anka's, "Diana"
The Insulting Lyrics:
I'm so young and you're so old
This, my darling, I've been told
Why They're Insulting:
Maybe you're just repeating what you've been told, but come on! Show some sensitivity! Keep it to yourself!
Submitted by: Gus

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Aqua's, "Barbie Girl "
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Life in plastic
It's fantastic
(later)
Make me walk, make talk
Do whatever you please
Why They're Inappropriate:
The first part is encouraging young girls to have plastic surgery (like a barbie doll) and the second part is saying that girls should be played with (either sexually or manipulated) by men and that's not a good message for young girls.
Submitted by: Louise Mills

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Al Green, "L-O-V-E (Love)"
The Words:
love
Comments
Submitted By: Drazile
Belle and Sebastian, "Legal Man"
The Words:
love
Comments
L, O-V-E love, it's coming back, it's coming back...
Submitted By: Drazile

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

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

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

K'naan, "Bang Bang"
Lyrics it Opens With:
She shot me, she shot me, bang bang.
Comments
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
XTC, "Ball and Chain"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Save us from the ball and chain.
Comments
Submitted By: Brian Kelly

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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
Why:
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

Flo Rida's, "Welcome to my house"
The Lyrics:
Yeah, you know what we is
Why:
It should be "you know what we are"
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

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

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Wings', "With A Little Luck"
The Lyrics:
The willow turns his back on inclement weather
Why:
Paul McCartney pronounces "inclement" as "in-clemment" rather than "in-clum-ment"
Submitted by: Leslie Christmasbrook

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Mariah Carey's, "Infinity"
The Lyrics:
Je ne comprends pas
Why:
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

Doris Day's, "Ain't We Got Fun"
The Lyrics:
In the winter in the Summer
Don't we have fun
Times are bum and getting bummer
Still we have fun
There's nothing surer
The rich get rich and the poor get poorer
In the meantime
In the between time
Ain't we got fun.
Why:
Despite of its upbeat melody, which was even more so with the Renee Olstead cover, the lyrics are a bitter satire on economic hardships, poverty and class divide.
Submitted by: LPG-Unit

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Charli XCX's, "Boom Clap"
The Lyrics:
Boom! Boom! Boom! Clap!
Why:
These are the sounds of a thunderstorm.
Submitted by: Sheila Oh

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Anne Murray's, "Snowbird"
The Lyrics:
So spread your tiny wings and fly away....
Why:
So tread your spiny wings and fly away....
Submitted by: Margo Gram

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

Merle Haggard's, "Sing A Sad Song"
The Lyrics:
Sing a sad song and sing if for me
Why:
Sing, sad, song, all start with S
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Jason Mraz's, "Remedy (I Won't Worry)"
The Lyrics:
'Cause you were born on the fourth of July, freedom ring.
Why:
"Born On the Fourth of July" starring Tom Cruise
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

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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
Why:
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%
Coldplay:16.7%
Walk The Moon: 25.0%
Crowded House : 8.3%
Total Responses: 12

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  Lyrics Quiz #75 - Average score 13% with 3 participants.

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