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Now and then
Do you wash your hands of me again
Wish me anywhere but home
Drunk and on the end of your phone

From time to time
Do you guess what's really on my mind
Guess that "How you're keeping now"
Means "Where are you sleeping now"

But of course it's not polite
To ask you where you spent last night
And if I did, you might reply that I have no right
And anyway I'm fine
Glad that you're no longer mine
If I should tell a lie
I'll cross my heart and I hope to die

You'd be appalled
If you knew what I was doing when you called
Yes, I can see I'm blundering
And I always end up wondering

Will it ever be alright
To ask you where you spent last night
And can it be polite
The way we never write
'Cause I don't have the time
And anyway I'm fine
If I should tell a lie
I'll cross my heart and I hope to die

Oh, I know it's not polite
To ask you where you spent last night
And if I did, you might reply that I have no right
And anyway I'm fine that you're no longer mine
If I should tell a lie
I'll cross my heart and I hope to die

I hope we'll never die
I hope we'll never die
I hope we'll never die

Cross my heart
Cross my heart
Cross my heart
Cross my heart
Cross my heart
Cross my heart
Cross my heart
Cross my heart.....



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  • holalu
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    holaluJul 1, 2008 at 6:18 am
    This song, i think, is about someone who can't let go even if the relationship is already over. The lines "Will it ever be alright
    To ask you where you spent last night
    And can it be polite
    The way we never write
    'Cause I don't have the time
    And anyway I'm fine
    If I should tell a lie
    I'll cross my heart and I hope to die"
    seem to denote that this person is still yearning for the other person (the ex).
    Well, that's what I think, anyway... ;p
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 22, 2011 at 3:53 am
    A song that tells a story of a girl who still communicates with her past love that she can't get over with.

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