These are lyrics by Traditional that we think are kind of insincere.
Insincere Song Lyrics, Traditional
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Frosty the Snowman
Is a fairy tale, they say.
He was made of snow but the children know
How he came to life one day.
For a song to tell a fantasy story about a snowman that came to life would be one thing. But the first two lines above throw a superfluous claim into the mix. For those two lines to make sense, Frosty The Snowman would need to be the subject of a pre-existent (i.e. predating the song) story, a purported "fairy tale". But I've researched the matter a bit, and all indications are that the tale of Frosty The Snowman ORIGINATED in the writing of this song. So, far from there being any pre-existent story about him, Frosty The Snowman (or any tale about him) was a previously unknown non-entity leading up to the song's creation. So it is both insincere and nonsensical, as well as a tad pompous, for the song to attribute its own creation to a pre-existing purported "fairy tale". The "they" of "they say" is as much a fantasy as the song's title character!
Submitted by: Karen Smith
What are little boys made of (2x)
Snakes and snails and puppy-dogs' tails
That's what little boys are made of
Little boys are NOT made of snakes and snails and puppy-dogs' tails!
Submitted by: Isac
What are little girls made of ?
Sugar and spice and everything nice!
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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