This song refers to the scientific concept of "boiling frogs." When frogs were placed in boiling water, they immediately jumped out. However, when the frogs were placed in lukewarm water while the water heated to boiling, the frogs never jumped out. This song is a metaphor for a man working on a job and becoming so acclimated he didn't notice his life had flashed before his eyes.
Benjamin - Davenport, IA