Your Dictionary
by XTC

Album: Apple Venus Volume 1 (1999)
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  • H-A-T-E
    Is that how you spell love in your dictionary
    K-I-C-K
    Pronounced as kind
    F-U-C-K
    Is that how you spell friend in your dictionary
    Black on black
    A guidebook for the blind

    Well now that I can see my eyes won't weep
    Now that I can hear your song sounds cheap
    Now that I can talk all your corn I'll reap
    I'm not so sure that Joey wed a Virgin Mary
    There are no words for me inside your dictionary

    S-L-A-P
    Is that how you spell kiss in your dictionary
    C-O-L-D
    Pronounced as care
    S-H-I-T
    Is that how you spelled me in your dictionary
    Four-eyed fool
    You led 'round everywhere

    Now that I can see it's the queens new clothes
    Now that I can hear all your poison prose
    Now that I can talk with my tongue unfroze
    I'm not so sure of Santa or the buck-tooth fairy
    There are no words for me inside your dictionary

    Now your laughter has a hollow ring
    But the hollow ring has no finger in
    So let's close the book and let the day begin
    And our marriage be undone Writer/s: ANDY PARTRIDGE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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