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Song Parodies -> "Cup of Tea"

Original Song Title:

"Friend Like Me"

Parody Song Title:

"Cup of Tea"

Parody Written by:

Sweet Indigo

The Lyrics

This is dedicated to my boyfriend's mother who drinks over ten cups of tea a day. I'm surprised that her eyes can close. (NB, to non-Brits, 'ta' is short for thank you. Also it's the first recognisable word I said, apparently. Parents teach it to children because when you're young it's hard to get your mouth around 'thank you' or even 'thanks'
Well the public transport really peeves
Bratty teenagers and baby's wails
When I get back home I crave the leaves
A pot of hot stuff never fails
I got some caffeine in my bloodstream now
Some antioxidants to fill my cup
I got a pot, a kettle, spoon and wow
All I gotta do is brew some up
Cause I say

Put on that kettle, sir
And make a drink for me
Don't take no sugar
Pour it out
I just gotta have a cup of tea
This work will stress me out
I can't wait to be free
Come my break I'll have to shout
I just gotta have a cup of tea

No sir, I don't need silver service
Just a tea, I'd love one, ta
It's what I wish
Just pour, delish!
It's a drink that's fit for a czar

Dunk some digestives in
What heaven it will be
I'm in the mood to have some brewed
I just gotta have a cup of tea

Not a cup of juice!
Not a can of coke!
Not a glass of wine! Oh, you surely joke...
Not the alcohol
Not drinking beer
Cup 'n' saucer, grab me a tea bag, don't you drip
And I'll make the liquid disappear

So when I'm sitting, yawning, droopy eyes
It's a cure to stop my midday snooze
Have it herbal, black or even iced
I've been drinking and it isn't booze
I've got a potent drink to lift my lids
So warm that pot, I really wanna pour
I'm refusing all of Red Bull's bids
Cause it's tea I want and I am sure, so more

Put on that kettle sir, make a cup or two or three
I've got the bug, fill up my mug
I just gotta have a cup, gotta have a cup
Really gotta have a cup, gotta have a cup
I just - gotta - have a - CUP OF TEEEEEEEEA!
(I just gotta have a cup of tea)

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Joelle - September 25, 2004 - Report this comment
Funny and clever. 5's from a fellow tea drinker who is American.
Adagio - September 25, 2004 - Report this comment
DKTOS, but it's cute!! Made me regret missing my Chai tea today.
Ingeborg S. Nordén - September 25, 2004 - Report this comment
DKTOS but your version was funny and the sentiment was certainly understandable. Fives all round!
Sweet Indigo - September 27, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks guys! Ah, tea is truly great... My personal favourite is green tea :)
chucky - March 02, 2011 - Report this comment
Hahaha! Your so funny! You should a "Prince Ali" parody becuase you are awesome at spoofing songs! 5 stars!

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