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"some girls wander by mistake"
i know this line is taken from a leanord cohen song. anyone know what it means?
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its from teachers:

"some girls wander by mistake
into the mess that scalpels make"

maybe he's saying that he's accidentally killed a woman with a scalpel?

or that a woman has wandered into his life, which is a mess through drug addiction?
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plastic surgery disasters? ;)
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paint it black wrote:plastic surgery disasters? ;)
nice :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :twisted:
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paint it black wrote:plastic surgery disasters? ;)
I thought along those lines too, or suicide

the DK reference is noted. :wink:
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paint it black wrote:plastic surgery disasters? ;)
Erm...that's what I've kind of always assumed he was talking about... :oops: After having just gone and read the lyrics to the Cohen song (finally!), though, I dunno... Hmm. :? :von:
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Mind you, old Laughing Lenny was never one to write a direct lyric much himself...guess you take you're own meaning and nothing wrong with that !
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have written to owner of L.C fan club asking for input to meaning of lyrics

OCD moi , never ;)
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paint it black wrote:have written to owner of L.C fan club asking for input to meaning of lyrics

OCD moi , never ;)
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Quiff Boy wrote:its from teachers:

"some girls wander by mistake
into the mess that scalpels make"

maybe he's saying that he's accidentally killed a woman with a scalpel?

or that a woman has wandered into his life, which is a mess through drug addiction?
Scapels could be a reference to needle marks. But I guess you thought of it already...
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EricSweden wrote:"some girls wander by mistake"
i know this line is taken from a leanord cohen song. anyone know what it means?
Taken literally, "SOME GIRLS" is a crossword definition for "SISTERS" while "WANDER" written "BY MISTAKE" is... :von:
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Ferrette wrote:
EricSweden wrote:"some girls wander by mistake"
i know this line is taken from a leanord cohen song. anyone know what it means?
Taken literally, "SOME GIRLS" is a crossword definition for "SISTERS" while "WANDER" written "BY MISTAKE" is... :von:
:notworthy: observant bloke, :notworthy: ain't he? :wink:
F'ckin' 'ell I'd never noticed that! :lol: :notworthy:
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Ferrette wrote:"WANDER" written "BY MISTAKE" is... :von:
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you've lost me there :?:
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Quiff Boy wrote:you've lost me there :?:
WANDER is an anagram of ANDREW and so could be said to be "written by mistake"

You need a crossword-head for this kind of nonsense. ;)
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"some girls wander by mistake
into the mess that scalpels make"
I'd always seen some kind of messy hospital/operation procedure in these lines.

Abortions, perhaps?
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mh wrote:
"some girls wander by mistake
into the mess that scalpels make"
I'd always seen some kind of messy hospital/operation procedure in these lines.

Abortions, perhaps?
i think about the same, but scalpel during abortion? :eek: maybe in late 60's... :?
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The mess that scalpels make is none other than laughing Lenny himself. In previous verses he speaks about using his fork like a scalpel in an asylum and asking God if he’s carved enough. Eldritch is right, he’s a regular Bill Hicks. :innocent:
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Uh, where yuh bin' nick?

good to see ya back :D
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Have you finally exhausted Nietzche and decided to take inspiration from our rantings instead? :lol: ;D :D
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James Blast wrote:Uh, where yuh bin' nick?
On the threshold of eternity. :innocent:
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Came here because I've been listening to this song all day. I write and I borrowed SGWBM as a title and I was curious what was said here.

Seems to me that we're talking about growth and evolution, or a type of decay, or the intersection of the two.

The lessons lead him to an asylum. Pain? Heartache? He's nourished by the nurses and given a scalpel as a utensil. His task is to carve, it seems. He tries to sing, to love, and is not triumphant. (That's life...)

Finally, the pain and the whittling of the self is done. Is he done? No, he is just bone. So he eats and eats and pays in hate. A conversion of energy and focus. But it isn't enough? Is he done? They laugh.

There is no destination. Carve and fatten and try. Some wander into this journey.

That's about the best I can articulate how it strikes me. I was hoping for more here. :)
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I still think it's about plastic surgery. :P
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You can read plastic surgery. Part of carving yourself away is to be dead ass wrong yet certain. :wink:
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Chaotican wrote:You can read plastic surgery. Part of carving yourself away is to be dead ass wrong yet certain. :wink:
Who am I to argue? ;D
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