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You've got to accentuate the positive
Eliminate the negative
Latch on to the affirmative
Don't mess with Mister In-Between

You've got to spread joy up to the maximum
Bring gloom down to the minimum
Have faith or pandemonium
Liable to walk upon the scene

To illustrate my last remark
Jonah in the whale Noah in the ark
What did they do just when everything looked so dark

They said you've
Got to accentuate the positive
Eliminate the negative
Latch on the affimative
Don't mess than Mister In Between

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You got to spread joy up to the maximum
Bring gloom down to the minumum
Have faith of pandemonium
Liable to walk upon the scene

To illustrate my last remark
Jonah in the whale, Noah in the ark
What did they do when just when everything looked so dark

They said you've
Got to accentuate the positive
Eliminate the negative
Latch on the affimative
Don't mess than Mister In Between

No! Don't mess with Mister In-Between



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