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Beatles – Norwegian Wood lyrics

I once had a girl, or should I say, she once had me...
She showed me her room, isn't it good, norwegian wood?

She asked me to stay and she told me to sit anywhere,
So I looked around and I noticed there wasn't a chair.

I sat on a rug, biding my time, drinking her wine
We talked until two and then she said, "It's time for bed"

She told me she worked in the morning and started to laugh.
I told her I didn't and crawled off to sleep in the bath

And when I awoke, I was alone, this bird had flown
So I lit a fire, isn't it good, norwegian wood?

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    As the song says she showed me her room isn't it good Norwegian wood it is imply's in the end sentence that she didn't put out to him he set fire to her room because her room is made out of Norwegian wood and he lit a fire isn't it good Norwegian wood. My dad told me that one.
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    Very simple... Norwegian Wood = Knowing she would. He didn't avail himself of the opportunity, but was pleased that she offered. Back in the ol' days, it was not considered necessary to roger every girl who showed willing, and failure to do so was not taken as an insult. Ah, happy times.
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