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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Pop Evil's, "Boss's Daughter"
The Boasting Lyrics:
That girl needs somebody like me, a real man born with a sex degree
Nice try, but I'm pretty sure degrees are earned. And you can't get one in sex.
Submitted by: Amanda

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

Johnny Rebel's, "I'm A Good Old Rebel"
The Lyrics:
I rode with Robert E. Lee
Who They Mention:
General Robert E. Lee
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Maren Morris', "80's Mercedes"
The Lyrics:
Got them Ray-Ban shades pretty in pink
Product Brand Name:
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Katy Perry's, "California Gurls (2010s)"
The Song Lyrics:
You can have a share of friends
but nothing came to the battle is not ours.
Song They Mention:
"Share of Friends" and "The Battle Is Not Ours" both by the 'VeggieTales'
Submitted by: Bob T.

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Randy Travis', "Better Class of Losers"
The dated Lyrics:
I need friends who don't pay their bills on home computers
Why They're dated:
In the early '90s, the Internet was quite a long way from becoming what it is now, and even so was considered a luxury back then. Now, well, I hope friends who pay their bills on smartphones or tablets are okay, since pretty much anyone who doesn't pay their bills on "home computers" these days now uses one of the aforementioned devices.
Submitted by: betty kaye

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Dirty Song You Didn't Know Is Dirty -> Latest Entries

K.T. Oslin's, "Oo-Wee"
The dirty Lyrics:
Oh, oo-wee in sweet harmony
How sweet it will be when we oo oo wee
Why They're dirty:
Oo wee means have sex.
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Metallica's, "Where The Wild Things Are"
The Funny Lyrics:
You swing your a** all down.
Why They're funny:
James says that after Kirk's guitar solo in the song. I think that line is funny.
Submitted by: I.P. Freeley

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

The Smashing Pumpkins', "Disarm"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
the killer in me is the killer in you
Why They're Repetitive:
The singer only says this line about twenty times in this song. I think he needed to say it at least ten more times before someone listening could have really understood how deep and meaningful it is.
Submitted by: Mart Winch

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Jim Reeves', "Bottle, Take Effect"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Then just lead me to those lights of blue on the corner of regret.
Why They're Nonsensical:
What shape is regret, that it has any corners? Triangular, square, or pentagonal? Or maybe even a cube or a dodecahedron?
Submitted by: Karen Smith

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Weird Al Yankovic's, "Ricky"
The Insincere Lyrics:
Oh Ricky, what a pity, don't you understand
That every day's a rerun and the laughter's always canned
Why They're Insincere:
The laughter on "I Love Lucy" wasn't canned; the show was actually taped before a live audience.
Submitted by: betty kaye

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Christie's, "Yellow River"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Cannon fire lingers in my mind
I'm so glad that I'm still alive
Why They're Misrhymed:
Mind and alive don't rhyme.
Submitted by: YYYfan

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Green Day's, "Nobody Likes You (Part 3 of Homecoming)"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Nobody likes you
Everyone left you
They're all out without you
Having fun
Why They're Insulting:
It seems to rub in the rejection of the person being sung to. That can't be good.
Submitted by: Ezma

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Kim Wilde's, "Kids in America "
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
New York to East California,
There's a new wave coming, I warn ya!
Why They're Inappropriate:
There's not really an "east" California, per se. There's a north and a south. New Wave really took off in the States in the Los Angeles area. There's not much to speak of in eastern California, but wilderness.
Submitted by: TC

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Coolio, "1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New)"
The Words:
Throw your hands up if you're down with the C, double O, L, I, O.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Britney Spears, "If U Seek Amy"
The Words:
f-u-c-k m-e
Are begging to if you seek Amy
Submitted By: Tarzan

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

311, "Brodels"
The Made Up Words:
Submitted By: YYYfan
Adam Sandler, "The Hanukkah Song"
The Made Up Words:
tonicah, marijuanikah, wannakah
So drink your gin and tonicah
And smoke your marijuanikah
If you really,really wannakah
Have a happy, happy, happy Hannukah
Submitted By: Tarzan

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Songs That Open With It's Title Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Gorillaz, "On Melancholy Hill"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Up on Melancholy Hill, there's a plastic tree
Submitted By: Luke Sinclair
Paul McCartney, "One of These Days"
Lyrics it Opens With:
One of these days, when my feet are on the ground.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Vogues', "Turn Around, Look At Me"
The Lyrics:
There is someone walking behind you
turn around, look at me
There is someone watching your footsteps
turn around, look at me.
It's the BOOGIE MAN! YAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This about stalking.
Submitted by: You Better Run Like Hell

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Melanie Martinez's, "Alphabet Boy"
The Lyrics:
If you dingle that diploma and I dead
You don't be surprised
I'm sorry, but just, what? I don't even know what to point out here.
Submitted by: Gracelynn

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

The Beach Boys', "Sloop John B."
The Lyrics:
We come on the sloop John B My grandfather and me Around Nassau town we did roam Drinking all night Got into a fight Well I feel so broke up I want to go home
Nassau, in the Bahamas is mentioned in the first verse
Submitted by: Rick

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Peppa Pig's, "Birdy Birdy Woof Woof"
The Lyrics:
The birds go woof, the dogs go tweet.
It sounds like she is singing "the bats go woof" instead, due the english accents the characters have.
Submitted by: The Mole

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Mariah Carey's, "Infinity"
The Lyrics:
Je ne comprends pas
This is a French phrase which translates to "I do not understand."
Submitted by: redsimba

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Rolling Stones', "Paint It Black"
The Lyrics:
I see a red door and I want to paint it black,
No colors anymore, I want them to turn black.
This whole song has a Spanish/Hindu/Middle Eastern feel (with the sitar and castanets); it is a song about a lost girlfriend.
Submitted by: Paul Warren

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Bob Hope And Marilyn Maxwell's, "Silver Bells"
The Lyrics:
Ring-a-ling! Hear them ring.
The song is called "Silver Bells", so it would suggest that "ring-a-ling" is the sound of a bell ringing.
Submitted by: Santa's Hurter

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Roger Miller's, "Kansas City Star"
The Lyrics:
I'm the number one attraction of every supermarket parking lot.
I'm the number one attraction of every super carpet marking lot.
Submitted by: Mae Beam

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

DJ Webstar ft. Young B.'s, "Chicken Noodle Soup"
The Lyrics:
Chicken noodle soup (3X)
Wit' a soda on the side
The "s" starts five words.
Submitted by: Lance Crackers

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Train's, "Hey, Soul Sister"
The Lyrics:
You gave my life direction
A game show love connection, we can't deny.
Shout-out to the hit syndicated video dating show hosted for 11 years by Chuck Woolery, and later for 1 season with Pat Bullard. Being revived by FOX for the summer of 2017.
Submitted by: Michael T. Mondak

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Katy Perry's, "Dark Horse"
The Lyrics:
Cause I'm coming at you like a dark horse.
If the phone rang at taekwondo, imagine what the instructor would do.
Submitted by: katycat

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Real Lyrics Quiz

Who sang:
"I’m tired of listening to you talking in rhymes"

Yesterday's Results

The lyrics to identify were:
"Tomorrow some new building will scrape the sky"

The correct answer was:
Passion Pit, "Take A Walk"

How people responded:
Passion Pit: 50.0%
Walk The Moon: 25.0%
Crowded House : 8.3%
Total Responses: 12

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