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Started by mingmong on Jan 24, 2022 9:53:32 PM
Favourite 2 liners

Spurious rhymes encouraged.

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mingmong - 24 Jan 2022 21:54:32 (#1 of 202)

e.g.

Abracadabra,

I wanna reach out and grab ya

popstar7 - 24 Jan 2022 21:55:52 (#2 of 202)

She's a Woman

My love don't give me presents / I know that she's no peasant

ReverendBlueJeans - 24 Jan 2022 22:04:52 (#3 of 202)

I never thought it would happen

With me and the girl from Clapham

AlanII - 24 Jan 2022 22:08:42 (#4 of 202)

At words poetic I'm so pathetic that I generally find it best.Instead of getting them off my chest, to let 'em rest, unexpressed.

Beat that.

fogger - 24 Jan 2022 22:10:23 (#5 of 202)

I want a mistress.

For Christmas.

ReverendBlueJeans - 24 Jan 2022 22:10:48 (#6 of 202)

And they all got down to the Cinderella quickstep

In living colour, cheekbones like Johnny Depp.

(Half-drunk Under a Full Moon, The Fratellis)

pranzingfrogg - 24 Jan 2022 22:10:55 (#7 of 202)

Regrets, I've had a few

But then again, too few to mention

I did what I had to do

And saw it through without exemption

Arjuna - 24 Jan 2022 22:11:03 (#8 of 202)

Cleopatra

Comin' 'atcha

fogger - 24 Jan 2022 22:13:32 (#9 of 202)

She was holding a pair, but I had to try

Her deuce was wild but my ace was high

jayemdee - 24 Jan 2022 22:13:55 (#10 of 202)

I get no kick from cocaine

I know that if I took just one sniff

it would bore me terrif-

ic'ly too, but I get a kick out of you.

popstar7 - 24 Jan 2022 22:14:22 (#11 of 202)

I'm counting down to whoever comes up with the ghost/toast one.

fogger - 24 Jan 2022 22:17:07 (#12 of 202)

The year's '94 and my trunk is raw

In my rearview mirror is the motherfucking law

ReverendBlueJeans - 24 Jan 2022 22:18:54 (#13 of 202)

But February made me shiver

With every paper I'd deliver.

followed swiftly by

Bad news on the doorstep

I couldn't take one more step.

It's a great song with some great lines but it has to endure (see above) a ropey opening.

AdonisBlue - 24 Jan 2022 22:19:04 (#14 of 202)

#12 I read that as motheringlaw

TableTopJoe - 24 Jan 2022 22:19:27 (#15 of 202)

Uncle Vernon, Uncle Vernon, independent as a hog on ice

He's a big shot down there at the slaughterhouse, he plays accordion for Mr. Weiss

fogger - 24 Jan 2022 22:19:41 (#16 of 202)

Said I love you, but my daddy don't play

He's the fucking Grand Wizard of the KKK

TableTopJoe - 24 Jan 2022 22:26:03 (#17 of 202)

She saw the barkeep and said, "Oh God, he can't be dead!"

Stag said, "Well, just count the holes in the motherfucker's head"

TableTopJoe - 24 Jan 2022 22:27:54 (#18 of 202)

I was just a boy when I sat down to watch the news on TV

I saw some ordinary slaughter, I saw some routine atrocity

popstar7 - 24 Jan 2022 22:30:36 (#19 of 202)

New Amsterdam - Elvis Costello

Somehow I found myself down at the dockside / Thinkin' 'bout the old days of Liverpool and Rotherhithe

Just love the consonants and rhythm of those lines.

Likewise Oliver's Army

We could be in Palestine / Overrun by the Chinese line / With the boys from the Mersey and the Thames and the Tyne

ReverendBlueJeans - 24 Jan 2022 22:31:30 (#20 of 202)

I drive a Rolls Royce

'Cause it's good for my voice.

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