So you think you know it all, but that's just the arrogance of youth.
I've been there and I've done it, baby. I'm tellin' you the truth.
Your Momma was a tearaway. I used to think I knew it all.
Thought I could play the game and not get played -no-, but then the fall.

Don't you go pull a fast one, I used to be an awful rascal.
Do you think you invented being bad?
I used to be a real rough-hewn, but had to become a tough one.
Do you think you invented being bad?

I bet you think I look respectable: you should've seen me in my prime.
You'd have thought that I was headed for -oh yeah- a life of crime.
I bet you think that you're the clever one -clever one-, the one that got away.
Well, I've seen them come and seen them go -oh yeah- but I have it made.

I'm as sweet as I can be, I've earned respectability.
Do you know I have a history?
You won't get to pull the wool over my eyes.
Fool, if you think you'll make a fool of me.

Nothing you do remotely new. It all been done, when I was young.
In younger days I went astray. You mighta say, it's all a haze.
It's all been done, your brand new craze.
It all begun at Momma's place...

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    General CommentI think it could be dedicated to certain new artist
    LDuxon January 07, 2010   Link
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    General Comment@ LDux, damn you're right. take that gaga~~
    killstaron January 09, 2010   Link
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    General Commenton her youtube video blog she says she was inspired to write it when she became pregnant. It was a message to her child that they "better not try to pull one over" on her.
    Kero351on March 20, 2010   Link

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