She said it was just a figment of speech And I said, "You mean figure?" And she said, "No, figment" Because she could never imagine it happening But it did.
When we first met I played the shy boy And when she spoke to me for the first time My nose began to bleed She guessed the rest
The next day we went on a bus ride to the ferry And when nobody came to collect our fares Well, I knew then this was something special I couldnâ??t stop thinking about her And every time I switched on the radio There was somebody else singing a song about the two of us
It was just like being on a fast ride at the funfair The sort you wanna get off because itâ??s scary And then as soon as youâ??re off You wanna get straight back on again
But our love is strange And you have to take the crunchy with the smooth I s'pose She began going out with Mr Potato Head It was when I saw her in the car park With his coat around her shoulders that I realized I went home and thought about the two of them together Until the bath water went cold around me
I thought about her eyes and the curve of her breasts And about the point where their bodies met I confronted her about it. I said, "Iâ??m the most illegible bachelor in town." And she said, "Yea, that's why I can never understand Any of those silly letters you send me."
And then one day it happened She cut 'er hair and I stopped lovin' 'er