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Song Parodies -> "Scour and Scrub"

Original Song Title:

"The Power of Love"

Original Performer:

Huey Lewis and The News

Parody Song Title:

"Scour and Scrub"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Washing dishes. It sucks. So I wrote a parody about it! I do that.
I scour and scrub ev'ry dish in the sink
Ev'ry pan with grease with that distinctive stink
Puttin' on these smelly rubber gloves
Job's not appealin', hate to scour and scrub

Dealin' with grime 'n' scunge extreme
Keep scrubbin' harder but it won't get clea-ean
Just give up, I would, mmm, it wouldn't be right
Scour and scrub until the pan shines bri-ight

They keep on comin', there's no break
Of dirty dishes with all kinds of stains
Could be-e sauce that's hardened or old lemon rinds
Though my nose may want to die-ie
Gotta scour and scrub
Need to scour and scrub

Dishes so greasy, sponge slips from my hand
Can't get them to spic, let alone to span
It drives me mad, buddy, when there's mou-ounds
Of food waste-ed, gotta scrub it ou-ou-out

You may find it funny when I rage
Washin' one dish for the tenth time today
Not my fault, I washed it 'til I could see my smile
It gets dropped, back on the pi-ile

This giant workload i-isn't fai-ai-air
Nobody 'round ca-ares (ooh)
Cause they all hate it too (hate it too)
Let's be fair, so would you
It's a job no sane person would lo-ove
Stuck with the scour and scrub
Dishes to scour and scru-ub
Wanna leave it

Get paid good money to scrub all da-ay
So I can't whinge too hard, but I still sa-ay
This isn't whi-inin', it's just what I fee-eel
I get the rawest of all dea-eals
Stuck with the scour, stuck with the scour and scrub
Here ten hours a day to scour and scrub
Don't wanna scour and scru-u-ub
I gotta scour and scru-u-ub
Paid to scour and scru-u-ub

I only wish I got paid to wash the dishes. Nope, I'm stuck doing all the dishes because my younger brother is a butt who got out of doing them because he sucks at it. You'd think that the proper response to that is to help him wash the dishes better, but like I said, he's a butt. Then he got a job at IKEA where he gets paid to wash dishes. Yeah.

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Pacing: 3.6
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Overall Rating: 3.6

Total Votes: 7

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Jonathan - October 26, 2015 - Report this comment
what is the meaning of Dish? 5's

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