Look beyond the obvious
Too see whats inside
A stamped envelope
But from what country did it reside?

A inherent lack of geography
Will it hurt my so called popularity
Look beyond the obvious
Too see whats inside
I see no indicator
Is it from the country I reside

Thank you my young americans
Thank you
Thank you my young americans
From England
From England

Closer as we look
What country may we suggest
As if any one other than us
Would write to our pres.
It must be Americans
Despite the mailing address
It must be americans
Or maybe my brain is messed

Thank you my young americans
Thank you
Thank you my young americans
From England
From England

Leader of our country
Simple geography
Proves quite a challenge
Lead us to victory
But where are we?

Thank you my young americans
Thank you
Thank you my young americans
From England
From England

English are americans in my book
hey i just didnt know
Can i claim ignorance
Definately believable though

Thank you my young americans
Thank you
Thank you my young americans
From England
From England

You sent me a letter you mayn as well be.
Its tough this simple geography


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    General CommentThis song is taken from an actual incident when Mr, Bush our president sent a letter to a class full of kids in england and it said thank you you americans. The class broke out in laughter because of our presidents lack of knowledge in geography.
    tenserockon September 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is taken from an actual incident when Mr, Bush our president sent a letter to a class full of kids in england and it said thank you you americans. The class broke out in laughter because of our presidents lack of knowledge in geography.
    tenserockon September 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthats really funny
    joyouslyinsaneon September 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthey, everyone makes mistakes eh? remember Quayle? he actually was a smart man, but lacked (severely) public speaking skills. eh, what'd'ya gonna do :)
    deftonesgirl_57on September 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentExcept bush is a plain moron who tries to cover his mistakes.
    Rocky1480on September 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEveryone makes mistakes

    Not everyone is a full blown moron
    ilikestuffandyouon January 16, 2005   Link

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