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You, with your words like knives,
And swords and weapons that you use against me
.

You, have knocked me off my feet again,
Got me feeling like a nothing
.

You, with your voice like nails on a chalk board, calling me out when I'm wounded.

You, picking on the weaker man.

You can take me downnn,
With just one single blow~

But you don't know,
What you don't know!

Someday, I'll be, living in a big ol' city,
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
.
Someday, I'll be, big enough so you can't hit me,
And all you're ever gonna be is mean.

Why you gotta be so mean?

You, with your switching sides,
And your wildfire lies, and your humiliation.

You, have pointed out my flaws again.
As if I don't already see them.

I walk with my head down,
Trying to block you out, cause I'll never impress you.
I just want to feel okay again.

I bet you got pushed around~
Somebody made you cold.
But the cycle ends right now.
Because you can't lead me down that road
.

And you don't know,
What you don't know.

Someday I'll be living in a big ol' city,
And all you're ever gonna be is mean.
Someday I'll be,
Big enough so you can't hit me.

And all you're ever gonna be is mean.

Why you gotta be so mean?

And I can see you years from now, in a bar,
Talking over a football game.
With that same big loud opinion,
But nobody's listening.

Washed up and ranting about the same old bitter things.
Drunk and grumbling on about,
How I can't sing.

But all you are is mean.

All you are is mean,
And a liar,
And pathetic,
And alone in life.

And mean, and mean, and mean, and mean!

But someday I'll be living in a big ol' city,
And all you're ever gonna be is mean.
YEAH-EAH!
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me,
And all you're ever gonna be is mean.

Why you gotta be so mean?

Someday I'll be living in a big ol' city,
(Why you gotta be so mean)
And all you're ever gonna be is mean.
(Why you gotta be so mean)
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me,
(Why you gotta be so mean)
And all you're ever gonna be is mean.

Why you gotta be so mean?



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    UnregisteredJul 25, 2012 at 3:00 am
    I think this song is about a girl who is stuck in a bad relasionship and is talking to the boy that some day she will be stronger then him no matter what he does to her and that he will always be mean and that she can live life the she wants to live it and not the way he wants her to live it and he can't do anything about it and that she will become a very succsesful woman without him.
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    UnregisteredJul 25, 2012 at 1:29 am
    There are tons of girls at my school that hate me and it's all because of jealousy. They all just hate me because I won that art contest in grade two but why do that hate me that much!? It was a long time ago and I remember when we used to b bffs why can't they just forget about it!? And I just wish we could make friends again.
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    UnregisteredNov 13, 2011 at 1:47 am
    The song mean means not to me be mean to her or keith urban. I hate the song mean, because I hate taylor swift and mean, and all her songs. All my friends hate her, but I have taylor swift's phone number in my phone book on my cell phone. Everybody's phone number that I have in my phone book on my cell phone are; blake shelton, chris young, david nail, gary allan, jake owens, jerrod nieamann, joe nickels, josh turner, keith urban, leslie, jj, luke bryan, rodney adkins, sara evans, and taylor swift.
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    UnregisteredMay 21, 2012 at 2:01 pm
    Mean is about people who hate. I have a brother who is always so mean to me and the rest of my family. He fights with my parents and he talks back. It's always something like, "shut up", or, "this is why everyone hates you. " stuff like that! And I can't talk to my parents because they have already talked to him like a million times! I'm not supposed to just sit back and take that, right?
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    UnregisteredFeb 22, 2012 at 1:06 pm
    I love it so much it means so much to me. When I listen to it I want to get up and dance, it has like a little message to it. Like it is telling you to never feel like you are getting picked on because it is not ok to feel that way. I have gotten picked on and now I am still in school and my feelings about gettin gpicked on is done I hate that other people are picking on other people it makes me really mad.

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