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Song: Big Words

Philosophical Hiatus

Album: Philosophical Hiatus
Track: #9

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Recorded: January 2017
Length: 2:28
Instrumentation: Acoustic baritone guitar, vocals

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Antidisestablishmentarianist that I am
I floccinaucinihilipilificate, honorificabilitudinitatibus

I use big words to stir my coffee
So, of course, I almost always drink it black (no sugar)
And I've heard that both big words and coffee
Are supposed to be aphrodisiacs (gotta fight 'em off)

But everybody always tends to leave me alone
They're Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobes (That word's like a foot and a half long)
An incomprehensibility

I can't believe that all makes sense
Plus irony is one of its strengths
Unimaginatively, I'm not particularly gregarious

As it turns out I lied about my thoughts on church and state
But that's really not the point I'm trying to make
I'm just really freaking acrimonious
That's why I never cease to equivocate

I use big words to stir my coffee
So, of course, I almost always drink it black (no sugar)
And I've heard that both big words and coffee
Are supposed to be aphrodisiacs

Any place you never leave is a prison
And I couldn't say how much time I have left
An incomprehensibility, anachronistic gimmickry, what happened to my dignity?!?!?!?!? (I never really had any)

I can't pretend that makes any sense
Cause irony ain't one of my strengths
I'm not freaking gregarious

I use big words to stir my coffee

Originally: "Fear of the Rational (Big Words)"
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