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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Dan Hartman's, "We Are The Young"
The Boasting Lyrics:
we are the ones who can improwise
Comments:
let's assume he means young people can improvise and we old cannot...(what else?)
Submitted by: mads

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

The Trailer Choir's, "Rollin' Through The Sunshine"
The Lyrics:
Tom Petty on the radio, free falling as we go.
Who They Mention:
singer Tom Petty.
Submitted by: Edward

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Shawn Wasabi's, "Otter Pop"
The Lyrics:
This is how we Otter Pop
Product Brand Name:
Otter Pops
Submitted by: Brionna Secret

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

R.E.M.'s, "Losing My Religion"
The Song Lyrics:
The distance in your eyes
Song They Mention:
"In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel.
Submitted by: Pete Worst

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

The Jackson 5's, "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
The dated Lyrics:
He saw mommy kissing, kissin', kissin' Santa Claus
I did, I really did see mommy kissing Santa Claus
And I'm gonna tell my dad.
Why They're dated:
Joe Jackson (1928-2018) is no longer here to marvel at this information.
Submitted by: Bob

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

My Chemical Romance's, "Cemetery Drive"
The dirty Lyrics:
I miss you, I miss you, so far
And the collision of your kiss
That made it so hard
Why They're dirty:
The guy's getting hard from thinking about who kissed him...
Submitted by: Ed Hammered

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

The Offspring's, "L.A.P.D."
The Funny Lyrics:
They're shootin' little kids with toy guns.
Why They're funny:
The grammar here is actually ambiguous. Are the shooters armed with toy guns, or are the little kids armed with toy guns? If the shooters have the guns, then this is a misplaced modifier, implying that the kids are the ones with the toy guns.
Submitted by: Marianne E. B. Markham

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Vixen's, "Cryin'"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
I won't be cryin', cryin', when I think about you
'Cause I opened my eyes
I won't be cryin', cryin',
'Cause those days are gone
Why They're Repetitive:
It seems that crying days are over, especially when the chorus ends the song.
Submitted by: Joey F.

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Dan Hill's, "Sometimes When We Touch"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I wanna hold you till I die
Till we both break down and cry
Why They're Nonsensical:
I think the dying and the crying are mutually exclusive...
Submitted by: Nickster

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Natalie Cole's, "Pink Cadillac"
The Insincere Lyrics:
I love you for your pink Cadillac
Why They're Insincere:
You don't love a person for his or her possessions! You love a person for who that person is on the inside.
Submitted by: Isac

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Steel Panther's, "Gold Digging Whore"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
She's a gold digger, she's a gold digger
F**king all the white guys and all the Persians
Why They're Misrhymed:
This one is actually misrhymed for a good reason. You start off with a lump in your throat because you think they're going to rhyme it with the N-word, but that's too offensive even for Steel Panther.
Submitted by: Amanda

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Bobby Goldsboro's, "Glad She's a Woman"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Every day I see her changing
From the little girl I married
From a girl into a woman.
Why They're Insulting:
Does a woman have to become pregnant to change from a little girl into a woman?
Submitted by: 2Eagle

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Queen's, "Fat Bottomed Girls"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Left alone with big fat Fanny, she was such a naughty nanny
Why They're Inappropriate:
What in the world did... I don't want to know.
Submitted by: Amanda

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Boney M., "Dizzy"
The Words:
Dizzy
Comments
Spelled out right at the beginning and is repeated many times during the song
Submitted By: Sam
Boney M., "Baby, Do You Wanna Bump?"
The Words:
BUMP
Comments
B-U-M-P is sang multiple times
Submitted By: Sam

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Massive Attack, "Karmacoma"
The Made Up Words:
Karmacoma
Comments
In line of chorus: "Karmacoma, jamaica an' roma"
Submitted By: Farlow Maitland
PB&J Otter, "Zip, Zap Zoop"
The Made Up Words:
Zoop
Comments
Submitted By: Weast Weasel

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

Alice In Chains, "Them Bones"
Lyrics it Opens With:
I believe them bones are me.
Comments
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Whitesnake, "Now You're Gone"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Now you're gone, I can feel my heart is breaking
Comments
From Slip Of The Tongue (1989).
Submitted By: Joey F.

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Fall Out Boy's, "Favorite Record"
The Lyrics:
And I’ll spin for you, like your favorite record used to
Why:
“I’ll spin for you” is one of the weirdest things. Like what does ‘spinning’ mean?
Submitted by: Rhiannon

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Bruce Springsteen's, "Streets of Philadelphia"
The Lyrics:
Ain't no angel gonna greet me
It's just you and I my friend
Why:
"Ain't" even when used in the vernacular, is not the proper contraction for (There) "are no angels going to greet me". "You and I" should be "you and me"
Submitted by: S Johnston

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

Annie's, "You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile"
The Lyrics:
Who cares what they're wearing
On Main Street
Or Saville Row
Why:
Savile Row is a street in London known for its bespoke tailoring for men.
Submitted by: Maryellen Larkin

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Katy Perry's, "Unconditionally"
The Lyrics:
Unconditional, unconditionally
I will love you unconditionally
Why:
She puts the emphasis on the wrong syllables: "uncondi-SHUH-nal" and "I will love you un-CON-di-SHUH-nally".
Submitted by: metalkitchen

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich's, "The Legend of Xanadu"
The Lyrics:
Ésta es la leyenda de Xanadú.
Why:
This Spanish line is spoken at the beginning of the song, and it means, "This is the legend of Xanadu."
Submitted by: crazydon

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Pearl Jam's, "Even Flow"
The Lyrics:
Freezin' rests his head on a pillow made of concrete again
Oh feelin' maybe he'll see a little betters any days
Oh hand out faces that he sees come again ain't that familiar
Oh dark grin he can't help when he's happy he looks insane
Why:
The song seems upbeat and lively, but the lyrics describe the experience of being homeless. And this is only the first verse.
Submitted by: Joe

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Nicki Minaj's, "Super Bass"
The Lyrics:
Boom-ba-doom-boom-boom-ba-doom-boom-boom
Yeah, that's that super bass
Why:
That's the sound of a bass, or as Nicki compares it, a heartbeat
Submitted by: Ariana Grande Mocha Swirl

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Peppa Pig's, "The Rainbow Song"
The Lyrics:
Red and orange and yellow and green and purple and blue
Why:
Ed, and rorange, and grellow and yeen and blurple and pooh!
Submitted by: Brionna Secret

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

The Beatles', "Revolution"
The Lyrics:
We all want to change the world.
Why:
We, Want, World: 3 Words That Start With W
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Weird Al Yankovic's, "Amish Paradise"
The Lyrics:
So don'it be vain and don't be whiny
Or else, my brother, I might have to get medieval on your hiney
Why:
In reference to a famous line in "Pulp Fiction"
Submitted by: Tarzan

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Jax Jones,Mabel and Rich The Kid's, "Ring Ring"
The Lyrics:
So don't come into my X, trust
We all know you've been f***ing with another.
Why:
Definitely not something you want your boyfriend/girlfriend hearing. The instrumental bit in the chorus is okay though, provided they aren't a Jax Jones fan.
Submitted by: Hi.

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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%
Coldplay:16.7%
Walk The Moon: 25.0%
Crowded House : 8.3%
Total Responses: 12

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