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Song Parodies -> "Greet Me as "Mate""

Original Song Title:

"Meet Me Halfway"

Original Performer:

Black Eyed Peas

Parody Song Title:

"Greet Me as "Mate""

Parody Written by:

the_conqueror_of_parodies

The Lyrics

It is common for Australians to refer to each other as "mate" instead of "man" or "dude" or "brah" or their actual name. When non-Aussies do it, it's a teensy bit patronising...
Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh
You've only known me for ten minutes
Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh
It's not fine or dandy to use that term, dick

Douche, I've got no problem chattin', chattin', chattin' with you
I like to make new friends, but as I hang with, hang with you
You come off as a stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid dude
May ask what's wrong, you're clueless, clueless, look at when I fume
Fine, got one problem chattin', chattin', chattin' with you
Please don't make me regret choosin' to hang with, hang with you
Cause you act like a stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid dude
You ask "What's wrong?" Yo, what's wrong? What's wrong?

Man, you greet me as "mate"
That really toes the line of slang that I'm okay with, dude
Sure, it may come out of my face
But since you always force it, wish it would go away
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
You've barely known me for ten minutes
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
Afraid it's not grand to use that word, dick

Jerk, I know that cross the world there are a lot of ways to greet
And not all of 'em work, say, for example, let's take me
Australian, I know, but I'm afraid that doesn't mean
That your arse knows me well, me well enough to use it, see
Cause what I spot, I, I, I'm spottin' right now
You're forcin' it out, out, forcin' the sound out
Say I should be glad now, now that you've not said "G'Day"
That part might be great, great, don't greet me as "mate"

Man, you greet me as "mate"
That's gonna take some time to resemble "okay", it's true
Plus you say it loud, you sound lame
Won't reward your insistence to treat us all this way
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
Come on, you've been here for ten minutes
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
And you always cram "mate" in each line, dick
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
Your plane's not been here for ten minutes
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
Yet you insist that you're not a huge dick

You won't q-quit though I asked you nice
It isn't right, it isn't right
I don't l-l-like, like your shite
Zip your mouth tight, zip your mouth tight
I don't m-mind a flub at t-times
But you still try, but you still try
But, but, but you still try
But, but, but, but you still try
But, but you still try, but you still try
Man, you greet me as "mate"
Please, you greet me as "mate"
Dude, you greet me as "mate"
Douche, you greet me as "mate"

Greet me as "mate"
And all the other guys get greeted the same way by you
Bet you'll get kicked out of each state
Pushed us all to the limit so we'll reduce your stay
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
Been in this country for ten minutes
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
You proved you're an prat, gotten us all pissed
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
Used "mate" eighty times in ten minutes
Ooh-ooh-whoa-oh, ooh-ooh-whoa-oh-oh
And yet you get mad when you're called a dick

I've not met anyone like this (that involves meeting people) but the bit about "mate" being one of the few Australian slang I myself say is mostly based on me. I am okay with the broad variety of Australian curse words.

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