"Coffee in a Cardboard Cup" as written by and F. Ebb J. Kander....
THE TROUBLE WITH THE WORLD TODAY
IT SEEMS TO ME

IS COFFEE IN A CARDBOARD CUP.

THE TROUBLE WITH THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY

IS COFFEE IN A CARDBOARD CUP.

NO ONE`S EVER CASUAL AND NONCHALANT,

NO ONE WASTES A MINUTE IN A RESTAURANT,

NO ONE WANTS A WAITRESS PASSING PLEASANTRIES,

LIKE `HIYA MISS, HIYA SIR,

MAY I TAKE YOUR ORDER PLEASE?`

THE TROUBLE WITH THE WORLD TODAY,

IT`S PLAIN TO SEE

IS EV`RYTHING IS HURRY UP.

IT`S `RUSH IT THROUGH.

DON`T BE SLOW.

B.L.T. ON RYE TO GO,

AND COFFEE`

I THINK SHE SAID

`COFFEE`

I KNOW SHE SAID

`COFFEE IN A CARDBOARD CUP.`


THE TROUBLE WITH THE HELTER SKELTER LIFE WE LEAD

IS COFFEE IN A CARDBOARD CUP.

THE TROUBLE,

THE PSYCHOLOGISTS HAVE ALL AGREED,

IS COFFEE IN A CARDBOARD CUP.

TELL ME WHAT COULD POSSIBLY BE DREARIER,

THAN SEABOARD FROM THE BELNORD CAFETERIA.

SEEMS TO ME A GENTLEMAN WOULD MUCH PREFER

AN `AFTERNOON!

HOW YOU BEEN?

WOULD YOU LIKE THE SPECIAL, SIR?`

THE TROUBLE WITH THE WORLD IS PLAIN TO SEE

IS EV`RYTHING IS HURRY UP.

THERE`S READY WHIP,

INSTANT TEA,

MINUTE RICE AND MY OH ME,

THERE`S `COFFEE`

I THINK SHE SAID

`COFFEE`

I KNOW SHE SAID

`COFFEE IN A CARDBOARD CUP.`


THE TROUBLE ITH THE WORLD TODAY

BEYOND A DOUBT

IS COFFEE IN A CARDBOARD CUP.

THE TROUBLE IS THE WAY

WE LIKE TO TAKE THINGS OUT

LIKE COFFEE IN A CARDBOARD CUP.

NO ONE KNOWS THE MEANING OF UTOPIA

IS DINING AT YOUR CONER CORNUCOPIA.

SEEMS TO ME WE WOULDN`T BE

SUCH NERVOUS WRECKS

WITH `HELLO THERE.

BE RIGHT BACK.

WOULD YOU CARE FOR SEPARATE CHECKS?`

THE TROUBLE WITH THE WORLD TODAY

IT`S PLAIN TO SEE

IS EV`RYTHING IS HURRY UP:

IT`S ALL BECOME LOONEY TUNES

WITH SUGAR PACKS AND PLASTIC SPOONS

AND `COFFEE`

I THINK SHE SAID

`COFFEE`

I KNOW SHE SAID

`COFFEE`

I`M SURE SHE SAID

`COFFEE`

SHE MUST HAVE SAID

`COFFEE IN A CARDBOARD CUP.`

(spoken):

HURRY UP!



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"Coffee in a Cardboard Cup" as written by John Kander Fred Ebb

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