Black dress with the tights underneath
I've got the breath of the last cigarette on my teeth
And she's an actress, but she ain't got no need
She's got money from parents in a trust fund back east

Ta-ta-ta-tongues always pressed to your cheeks
While my tongue is on the inside of some other girl's teeth
Tell your boyfriend if he says he's got beef
That I'm a vegetarian and I ain't fucking scared of him

She wants to touch me, wahoo
She wants to love me, wahoo
She'll never leave me, wahoo, wahoo hoo hoo
Don't trust a ho
Never trust a ho
Won't trust a ho
Because the ho won't trust me

She wants to touch me, wahoo
She wants to love me, wahoo
She'll never leave me, wahoo, wahoo hoo hoo
Don't trust a ho
Never trust a ho
Won't trust a ho
Because the ho won't trust me

X's on the back of your hands
Washed them in the bathroom to drink like the bands
And the set list you stole off the stage
Has red and purple lipstick all over the page

Bra-bra-bra-bruises cover your arms
Shaking in the fingers with the bottle in your palm
And the best is, no one knows who you are
Just another girl alone at the bar

She wants to touch me, wahoo
She wants to love me, wahoo
She'll never leave me, wahoo, wahoo hoo hoo
Don't trust a ho
Never trust a ho
Won't trust a ho
Because the ho won't trust me

She wants to touch me, wahoo
She wants to love me, wahoo
She'll never leave me, wahoo, wahoo hoo hoo
Don't trust a ho
Never trust a ho
Won't trust a ho
Because the ho won't trust me

Shush girl, shut your lips
Do the Helen Keller and talk with your hips
I said shush girl, shut your lips
Do the Helen Keller and talk with your hips
I said shush girl, shut your lips
Do the Helen Keller and talk with your hips

She wants to touch me, wahoo
She wants to love me, wahoo
She'll never leave me, wahoo, wahoo hoo hoo
Don't trust a ho
Never trust a ho
Won't trust a ho
Because the ho won't trust me

She wants to touch me, wahoo
She wants to love me, wahoo
She'll never leave me, wahoo, wahoo hoo hoo
Don't trust a ho
Never trust a ho
Won't trust a ho
Because the ho won't trust me


Lyrics submitted by singusasong, edited by missperfect42

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  • +17
    General Comment

    loves it. the best line is defenitly "tell your boyfriend, if he says he's got beef, that i'm a vegetarian, and i ain't fucking scared of him" classic.

    danyellxon June 27, 2008   Link
  • +9
    General Comment

    Yeah, uhm, for everyone making the straight-edge reference, you're wrong. If you're underage at shows, they put X's on your hands, she's going into the bathroom to wash it off so they'll actually serve her drinks. Hence the lines following saying, "and the best is, no one knows who you are. just another girl alone at the bar."

    mmyeah.

    taylor42on October 03, 2008   Link
  • +9
    General Comment

    It's not that it's a bad song. It's catchy and pop. That's why all the girls that would have liked backstreet boys or insync are creaming over it. It's a satire on the sceane. The playout of songs is what in horrible. Most songs could be very enjoyable if they weren't put on every 45 mins. on every staion in the countrey.

    As for interpreting the song, the song makes refernce to the same girl. I take it after many listens that it's a song dedicated to groupies. More so a "band-aid". From Rockstar. The girls that fallow a band and think that the band really cares. However they're a band an he's out making out with many other people. She's drowning out the thought of the problems with drugs. I.E. "bruises cover your arms, shaking in the fingers with the bottle in your palm," The hellen keller is an allusion to being blind and oblivous to the obvious. But like heller the girl is finally coming to learn the trust. No longer blind to the truth around her.

    See the song isnt stupid, just those who don't look into the deeper meaning of the lyrics.

    ImSktnon December 13, 2008   Link
  • +7
    General Comment

    x's on the back of your hands, washed them in the bathroom to drink like the bands, and the set list, you stole off the stage, has red and purple lipstick all over the page.

    That line is about an underage girl going to a show. The security guards look for IDs at the beggining of the show and write X's on your hands so you can't order drinks.She washes her hands in the bathroom to "drink like the bands" The girl is probably a groupie since she kissed all over the set list.

    cinematichearton August 04, 2008   Link
  • +6
    My Opinion

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    More and more these days, artists are coming out with songs that best reflect their lives and the lives of those around them, more specifically this generation. Songs gain popularity in this day and age, just as they did however many years ago. People relate to them. Fans will always search out what rings true in their own hearts and mind, and this song does that for me.

    highheattagon November 28, 2008   Link
  • +5
    General Comment

    i always find myself singing the "do the helen keller and talk with your hips" and the line: "tell your boyfriend, if he says he's got beef, that i'm a vegetarian, and i ain't fucking scared of him." they have to be the best lines ever.

    singmeyourlovesongon August 15, 2008   Link
  • +4
    General Comment

    okay, for all the people that's talking smack about the bandm get over yourselves. i hate those fan girl bands just like everyone else, and so what if the song doesn't have a meaning, can't there be songs that you just want to dance to? you can't be serious about music all the time,. everyone has different tastes in music, and if this is what they like, you have no right to go on and trash them. it's their opinion, just like you have yours.

    :]

    kimico98on December 19, 2008   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    Jeez, so much hostility. Truthfully, if you don't like the song, don't bother reading the lyrics or commenting it. Easy as that. If you're gonna be negative, just shut up :)

    ihtsamanduhon December 20, 2008   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    MTV sucks and so do the idiots who listen to shitty fucking misogynistic music like this. This is literally a song by a talentless middle class white boy who can't dance (see the video) and who doesn't trust women. "bruises cover your arms, shaking in the fingers with the bottle in your palm, and the best is, no one knows who you are" -- disgusting. "if he says he's got beef, that i'm a vegetarian" Wowwww, did he get Dane Cook to write that one for him? SO FUNNY.

    aclockworktomatoon March 20, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    haha "do the helen keller and talk with your hips" best line. i love this song. and im just gunna take a wild guess, but im gunna say its about not trusting hoes.

    applescommaon June 13, 2008   Link

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