i'll never write a movie with a father character
who speaks like an animatronic in an afterschool america.
he says "we all put our pants on one leg at a time"
or "goddammit, yoni. you never do anything right."
don't wanna own another black pocket comb
'cause that's just not me...
why experts pick physical gold over paper in 2003.
(don't wanna own) no more pocket combs
'cause that's just not me...
why the experts choose gold over paper in 2003.

bones are bones my friend
and you won't find flags
in a million years
in the fossil record


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    General Commentone of my favorite songs ever written. best why? song period.
    saison August 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentObviously, about an overbearing and/or dismissive father.
    Great song. Only problem is it's way too short.
    BigglesTh9on October 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentKind of being a person is more important than following traditional American ideals.
    NyanNyanPanicon January 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentbones are bones my friend
    and you won't find flags
    in a million years
    in the fossil record

    pretty self explanatory. besides not always following traditional American roles, I think it's saying people are much more important than their country (such as fighting it a war for your country.)
    lolofoshoshoon May 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commentgreat song...the video is too
    emceekenzieon December 14, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI'm really intrigued by the "Why experts choose physical gold over paper" line.
    humanoidson March 29, 2013   Link

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