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(TV) Most clever TV lyric?
I was just reading some Television/Tom Verlaine lyrics and
realized (for about the 1000th time) what a clever lyricist
Tom Verlaine is. So what, in your opinion, is the wittiest
or most ingenious TV lyric?
"I get your point / You're so sharp" from See No Evil (BTW,
what exactly is "Bebo talk"??).
"Soldier boy stands at a full salute / Wants your orders to
execute" from Foxhole. Execute can of course mean "to
carry through" or "to kill". I've also always thought the
line "In a narrow ditch, for the funny fights" is
homonymic; it could also be heard as "In a narrow ditch,
for the fun he fights." Any thoughts?
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