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I saw a spider, I didn't scream
'Cause I can belch the alphabet, just double dog dare me
And I chose guitar over ballet
And I'd take these suckers down 'cause they just get in my way

The way you look at me
Is kinda like a little sister
You high five your goodbyes
And it leaves me nothing but blisters

So I don't wanna be one of the boys, one of your guys
Just give me a chance to prove to you tonight
That I just wanna be one of the girls
Pretty in pearls and not one of the boys

So over the summer something changed
I started reading Seventeen and shaving my legs
And I studied Lolita religiously
And I walked right into school and caught you staring at me

'Cause I know what you know
But now you're gonna have to take a number
It's okay, maybe one day
But not until you give me my diamond ring

'Cause I don't wanna be one of the boys, one of your guys
Just give me a chance to prove to you tonight
That I just wanna be your homecoming queen
Pin-up poster dream, not one of the boys

I wanna be a flower, not a dirty weed
I wanna smell like roses, not a baseball team
And I swear maybe one day
You're gonna wanna make out, make out, make out with me
Don't wanna be, don't wanna be, don't wanna be

'Cause I don't wanna be one of the boys, one of your guys
Just give me a chance to prove to you tonight
That I just wanna be one of the girls
Pretty in pearls and not one of the boys



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  • GigiXisXgorgous
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    GigiXisXgorgousJun 26, 2008 at 5:58 am
    when you look at the lyrics there kinda funny. This shows many people that girls can be guyish and girlish at the same time. And that they shouldn't get crap about it.
  • Emmah
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    EmmahJan 5, 2009 at 12:28 am
    I completely corrected these lyrics, and put the ones that are in the booklet that comes with the CD.

    Most of the lyrics were very wrong, and some were misspelled (I know some words she's shorted, like 'cause' and 'gimme' and stuff).

    I just hope that whoever reviews the corrected lyrics I sent sees that they are indeed the right ones. If not, and the lyrics on this site stay the same ones, just email me or something, and I'll send the lyrics to you personally.
  • luciifer5331
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    luciifer5331Dec 10, 2008 at 9:00 pm
    the song is pretty straight forward

    it's about a girl who was a tom boy and fell in love with her guy friend but since she's a tom boy he sees her as one of his friends and would never think of her as a girl he could date and ect. lol
    so she changed her ways to look more girly to get his attention

    and yeah it doesn't say touch my boob o.O
  • e
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    emsa17Dec 7, 2008 at 11:39 pm
    for me its just about a girl who likes this boy, and theyre such good friends, that he sees her as his buddy/boy/friend and she changes so he actually sees her as a girl
    its not wierd at all, it always happen in normal life
  • lovechic
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    lovechicDec 6, 2008 at 5:51 am
    no comment for this song b/c and i can't judge it b/c it has no music video its jus a picture

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