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Foreign Language in English Songs, Warren Zevon

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Warren Zevon's, "Genius"
The Lyrics:
I've got a bitter pot of je ne sais quoi
Meaning literally "I know not what," je ne sais quoi has the sense of "something that cannot be adequately described or expressed."
Submitted by: John A. Barry
Warren Zevon's, "Life'll Kill Ya"
The Lyrics:
Life'll kill ya That's what I said Life'll kill ya And then you'll be dead Life'll find ya Wherever you go Requiescat in pace That's all she wrote
If I'm not mistaken, "requiescat in pace" is Latin for "rest in peace."
Submitted by: Martha Hankins
Warren Zevon's, "Turbulence"
The Lyrics:
Деревня теряется в красной пустыне.
Со всех сторон, тишина врага.
интересно, ... это может быть матерей.
Zevon's father was Russian. Translation:
Lost city on the red desert
I hear voices of enemies from everywhere
I miss my mother very much
Submitted by: John A. Barry

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