These are lyrics by Steely Dan that we think are kind of nonsensical.
Nonsensical Song Lyrics, Steely Dan
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On the town we dress for action.
Celluloid bikers is Friday's theme.
What the hell is a celluloid biker? And if they exist, how do you dress for a party as a celluloid biker?
Submitted by: someguynamedbob
Is there gas in the car?
Yes there's gas in the car.
ok, I guess it makes sense, but...Well, even Walter Becker said in an interview that he was roasted by a cabbie who realized during the cab ride who he was, and asked if he was the one who wrote those 'ridiculous' lyrics.
Submitted by: Jim
Oleanders growing outside her door
Soon they're gonna be in bloom up in Annandale
The "Annandale" referenced throughout the song is Annandale, New York; oleanders do not grow in cold climates like that of New York.
Submitted by: RJSchex
...send it off in a letter to yourself.
What good would this do? Rikki could simply lose the letter once it was delivered. This is no more effective than simply writing oneself a note!
Submitted by: Andy
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