Miss Mary Mac, Mac, Mac
All dressed in black, black, black
With silver buttons, buttons, buttons
All down her back, back, back
She asked her mother, mother, mother
For fifteen cents, cents, cents
To see the elephants, elephants, elephants, elephants
They jumped the fence, fence, fence
They jumped so high, high, high
They reached the sky, sky, sky
And never came back, back, back
Til the fourth of July, lie, lie, liar

I'm sorry that I'm getting chubby
And I cannot always be happy for you
And I am not some lame sorority queen
Taking you home to meet my Daddy

You collect your trustfund, baby
And I'll be a whore
And we'll pretend we're just the same but
I know I know I know I know that

I, I am hiding
The you I show to you is just a lie
You take what you want, you got what you take
You take what you want, you are what you hate
But I got something man, that yourr fucking cannot buy

You never know what it's like to be alive

I could scream my truth, if I wanted
Right through your lies
But your baseball bat words, razormouth
Carves your initials bloody in my thighs

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    General CommentI think this is about a common relantioship between a boy and a girl. He wants her to be pretty, thin, to always smile to him, and to be the kind of conservative girl who'd take him to meet her parents. He thinks he deserves this because he has money, and, because of this, she acts as he wants, but this only makes her some kind of whore.
    She knows she's only acting, lying, and that she could tell the truth, but she's scared that, if she did it, he'd turn violent. He'd answer not with words, but with his baseball bat, and even if he did only talk to her, it'd be words full of hatred, dedicated to dominate her. His violent reaction would make her belong to him, as if she was some kind of object, where he could mark his initials.

    The children's song in the beginning seems to show the way women are forced to stay forever in some kind of fake childhood, unable to grow up and decide for themselves. Even when they're old, they have to depend on someone and act innocent, even thought they're mature enough to live their own lives.
    femme_en_grison October 31, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song!!!
    alice_in_wonderlandon June 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh i love it
    demirep7371on February 26, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI thought it was about an abusive money grabbing boyfriend...oh well...I MET LE TIGRE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    fairyriotgrrrlon April 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits not about any of that its about a bad relationship with people who are vet different one has money and looks the other has respect
    dejavulaon April 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti looove le tigre and this song
    everythingremindsmeon October 28, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy facorite part is the last part.
    flannelheartson April 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentand by facorite, i for sure meant favorite.
    flannelheartson April 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis isnt le tigre its bikini kill!
    & joan jett in the beginning
    BEEson March 17, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General CommentThis song is about a prostitute talking to her pimp.
    have2mintson December 18, 2004   Link

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