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Brother bought a coconut
He bought it for a dime.
His sister had another one *
She trade it for the lime.

She put the lime in the coconut
She drank them both up.
X3

She put the lime in the coconut
She called the doctor, woke him up, and said
"Doctor, ain't there nothing I can take"
I said, "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache?"
I said, "Doctor ain't there nothing I can take"
I said, "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache?"

Now let me get this straight;
You put the lime in the coconut
You drank them both up
You put the lime in the coconut,
You drank them both up
Put the lime in the coconut,
You drank them both up
Put the lime in the coconut,
Called your doctor, woke him up, and said,

"Doctor, ain't there nothing I can take"
I said, Doctor, to relieve this belly ache?"
I said, Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take"
I said, Doctor, to relieve this belly ache?"

You put the lime in the coconut, you drink them both together,
Put the lime in the cocount, then you'll feel better.
Put the lime in the coconut, and drink them both up,
Put the lime in the coconut, and call me in the morning."

Brother bought a coconut
He bought it for a dime.
His sister had another one
She paid it for the lime.

She put the lime in the coconut
She drank them both up.
She put the lime in the coconut
She called the doctor, woke him up, and said
"Doctor, ain't there nothing I can take"
I said, "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache?"
I said, "Doctor ain't there nothing I can take"
I said, "Doctor"

Now let me get this straight;
You put the lime in the coconut
You drank them both up
Put the lime in the coconut,
You drink them both up
Put the lime in the coconut,
You drink them both up
Put the lime in the coconut,
You're such a silly woman,
Put a lime in the coconut,
And drink them both together,
Put the lime in the coconut,
Then you'll feel better.
Put the lime in the coconut,
Drink them both down,
Put the lime in the coconut,
And call me in the morning

Ooh, ain't there nothing you can take
I said oooh to relieve your belly ache
You say all oooh ain't there nothing I can take
I said oooh to relieve your belly ache

You say yaaah ain't there nothing I can take
I said wow to relieve this belly ache
I said doctor ain't there nothing I can take
X3
I said don't know
You're such a silly woman

Put the lime in the coconut
And drink them both together
Put the lime in the coconut
Then you feel better
Put the lime in the coconut
And drink them both up
Put the lime in the coconut
And call me in the moooorning

Yes, you call in the morning
If you call me in the morning
I tell you what to do
If you call me in the morning
I tell you what to do...



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    UnregisteredDec 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm
    Back jn the day when i was a younger pup there where certain things you could do to alter your "mental state". These things were mostly chemical but there were natural ways also. Without mentioning any secrets from back in the day, lets just say Its an old island recipe for a mild hallucinagetic.
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    UnregisteredJul 5, 2012 at 9:20 pm
    I heard drinking to much raw coconut can cause sever diarrhea, maybe that's the meaning behind this song.

    Or she drank to much because it was to delicious.
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    UnregisteredJun 16, 2012 at 3:17 am
    Unless they're referring to a certain type of white powder i don't see any hidden meaning behind these lyrics at all. It's just a drink that caused a belly ache from too much of it, like anything else.

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