If I were you I'd build a time machine
So you can go and find out where I've been
I'm a sad giraffe but you never asked why
Even laughing gas makes me cry

Caterpillars, chatterboxes, costume parties
Paradoxes, lion tamers, railway stations
Hieroglyphics, constellations

Daffodils taught astronauts mathematics
Barnum & Bailey kept elephants in their attics
The least you could do is go and build a time machine
It's time you go and find out where I've been

Silver nitrate, x-ray glasses, tight-rope walkers
Tap-dance classes, vacuum cleaners, birthday presents
Geiger counters, phosphorescence

Infinity's pretty measley after all
Like a donkey doing cartwheels down the hall
So hand out straightjackets on sinking ships
Just quit calling me Miss Apocalypse

I never meant to steal that Ferris wheel
But you know flashing lights have a certain appeal
And people going nowhere as happy as they can be
Thought I'd take them home so they could live with me

Lyrics submitted by Thermidor

The Chatterbox Chronicles song meanings
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