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These are lyrics by Madness that we think are kind of nonsensical.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics, Madness

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Madness', "Our House"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
The kids are playing up downstairs
Why They're Nonsensical:
This may seem nonsensical at first glance (because of the words "up" and "downstairs" together), but it isn't nonsensical in British English. When children 'play up', they are misbehaving. So when the kids are playing up downstairs, it just means they are misbehaving downstairs.
Submitted by: Celeste

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