The women of this family
Seem to feel that they owe it to the
Men of the family to look relaxed
Rested, and attractive at dinnertime

For you
They live in a quiet monastery
For you
They wear whatever you want them to as long as it is short
They count to ten when you tell them how to drive
And when they're afraid, they let you speak for them

All hail the king of intimidation
Model of good Christian behavior

For you
We wax, nostalgic-ened our legs
For you
We'd chew
Our nails if we had any left
Buy fake ones to do it
We counted to ten temporarily and it was
Something about how you talk down to me

All hail the king of intimidation
Model of good Christian behavior

The room of compromise is full
And apparently you don't want some
There's only so much we can do to make your rest assured

I am single
I am weary
You're just jealous
You're just confused
You're just hungry
You're missing out
You're not healthy
You I pity

All hail the king of intimidation
Model of good Christian behavior
And he knows not of
What he has wrongly done
Forgive his ignorant behavior

You are tortured
You are captured
You are busted
We were silent
You attested you knew better
You are lonely
Was it worth it?
La la la


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King of Intimidation Lyrics as written by Alanis Nadine Morissette Glen Ballard

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    it's king of intimiDATION, not imitation (in the title!!) I'm not sure I understand who this song is aoubt...

    Auroreon December 15, 2005   Link
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    "about"

    Auroreon December 15, 2005   Link
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    Pretty self-explanatory song I think. An exploration of ddisgusting gender stereotypes and the complicity of both men and women in perpetuating them. I love this song, I wish she had recorded and released it. She played it in concert a lot between Jagged and Supposed.

    Toadfiishon July 27, 2008   Link
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    i love this song, as well as death of cinderella, she should have put them on an album!!!

    sneakerpimpsfanon November 27, 2009   Link

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