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Grinch – You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch lyrics

You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch.
You really are a heel.
You're as cuddly as a cactus,
You're as charming as an eel,
Mr. Grinch.
You're a bad banana with a greasy black peel

You're a monster, Mr. Grinch.
Your heart's an empty hole.
Your brain is full of spiders.
You've got garlic in your soul, Mr Grinch.
I wouldn't touch you with a
Thirty-nine and a half foot pole

You're a vile one, Mr. Grinch.
You have termites in your smile,
You have all the tender sweetness of a seasick crocodile,
Mr Grinch.
Given the choice between the two of you,
I'd take the seasick crocodile

You're a foul one, Mr. Grinch.
You're a nasty wasty skunk.
Your heart is full of unwashed socks.
Your soul is full of gunk,
Mr Grinch

The three best words that best describe you,
Are as follows, and I quote"

You're a rotter Mr Grinch
You're the king of sinful sots
Your heart's a dead tomato splotched with moldy purple spots
Mr Grinch

Your soul is an appalling dump heap
Overflowing with the most disgraceful
Assortment of deplorable rubbish imaginable,
Mangled up in tangled up knots.

You nauseate me, Mr Grinch
With a nauseous super nos
You're a crooked jerky jockey and,
You drive a crooked horse

Mr Grinch!

You're a three-decker sauerkraut
And toadstool sandwich,
With arsenic sauce

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  • u
    These lyrics are awesome. Very articulated about how vile a person is. I've often thought of borrowing some of them to write a hate letter to an ex. The movie however is one of the only Christmas movies I can tolerate watching year after year. If the Grinch can change (which he does) anyone can change. Let your heart grow 3 sizes in a day. It's a good idea to watch the movie annually to keep those grinchy feeling away. Peace and love to all of you.
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  • u
    I like this song because it is a song that reminds me that not everyone loves Christmas but that people can change and enjoy the holiday season even if it is not part of their religion. This song is a wonderful reminder of the sixties and I think everyone should listen to this song at least once in their lifetime.
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  • u
    Talking about the song, I think it is a funny song about how bad someone is and that it starts to exaggerate about him like he is a heel or that his heart is a dead squashed tomato with moldy purple spots. I read it in class the other day. Very funny to see peoples reactions to the words in this song and put them together to see what is trying to say to you. Don't be mean! Lol.
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  • u
    Fun little fact for you all, due to the number of syllables and pattern of the name you can easily replace the words "Mr Grinch" with "Donald Trump" and the song still flows. So feel free to enjoy that alternate version this Christmas. You are all very welcome for this bit of trivia! Merry Christmas!
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  • u
    The song is about hating every grinch and especially those who are grouchy all year long and the person who posted at Dec 25, 2011 11:52 am do not tell people that! Never tell people about that till you are 17 at the very absolutely must do least trust me.
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