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Song lyrics aren't supposed to be a fountain of perfect english, but on the other hand some are just so atrocious, they need to get called out. We're not looking for sentance fragments or the word ain't since there are too many instances to count.

Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics, R.E.M.

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R.E.M.'s, "Everybody Hurts"
The Lyrics:
Everybody hurts, sometimes...
(Including the title itself.)
Everybody hurts what - or who!? ("Hurt" is an intransitive verb.) Ed:What he means is everybody feels hurt sometimes.
Submitted by: Chowder
R.E.M.'s, "Leaving New York"
The Lyrics:
Leaving was never my proud
It should be "Leaving was never my pride", The word "proud" was put there in order to rhyme with the the next line "I saw the light fading out"
Submitted by: pakcipi
R.E.M.'s, "You Are The Everything"
The Lyrics:
For you alone you are the Everything...
(Also the title itself)
I seriously doubt there ever exists an entity of that name.
Submitted by: Chowder

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