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It's up to your knees out there
He's offering her a plausible excuse to stay. "It" in this instance refers to the snow. It is snowing so hard that the piled snow would come up to the woman's knees, which gives her a reason to stay the night without feeling guilty.
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Say, what's in this drink
Despite popular belief, this line is not implying that he spiked her drink. This line was a popular comedy device back when the song was written, and the joke was that there was nothing in the drink; the character was just using the drink as an excuse for their behavior.
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At least there will be plenty implied
This means that even if they actually did not sleep with each other, people might be suspicious of them both because of the implications. Back when the song was written, society was so conservative that even a woman staying with a man who was not her relative or husband was considered lewd because of the possible implications.
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Well maybe just a cigarette more
The woman is saying, "maybe one more drink/cigarette" because she actually would like to stay with this man, but because of the conservative society, she feels she is not allowed. She is using the drinks and cigarettes as excuses to put off going home for just a little while longer.
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My maiden aunt's mind is vicious
The only reason the woman is considering not staying is because she is worried about what other people will think. She wants to stay, but is worried about the thoughts of her relatives and neighbors. Her aunt has a "vicious mind" because she is conservative and doesn't like the idea of premarital sex.
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Your eyes are like starlight now
Despite what some people might think, this man is not giving her compliments like this because he is creepy. They are both attracted to each other and are being romantic.
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Baby, it's bad out there
The woman wants to stay over with the man and possibly have sex with him, but in the time the song was written, sex outside of marriage (or even the possibility of it) was a very big taboo, so she feels bad about staying. The man is offering her excuses, such as the cold weather, so that she would feel less bad about staying.
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Sandman, someone to hold
Would be so peachy before we're too old
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There is a stereotype that old people are too old to date/get married, so these ladies might believe that because of this stereotype, less men will be interested in them when they are older. They might also be referring to becoming too old to have children anymore as they might be looking to start a family with this "dream" love interest. "Peachy" here means "good", as in the phrase "peachy keen", which is North American slang for something that is good.
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This is meant to be the Sandman's reply to the women calling his name. It is sung in a deeper voice than the rest of the song because the character whose line this is is meant to be male. The extra letters in the spelling signify that the word is drawn out.
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Mister Sandman, I'm so alone
Don't have nobody to call my own
The singer is saying that she is lonely and does not have anybody to love and "call her own" (no husband, boyfriend, etc.).
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Then tell him that his lonesome nights are over
They are looking for love, and they want somebody who has also been looking for love. They are asking the "Sandman" to bring them this person and tell him that he will soon no longer be lonely as he will have the love he wants.
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Mister Sandman, bring me a dream
This is a play on words. The Sandman is a character from folklore who is supposed to bring sleep and dreams. "Dream" can also mean something that somebody really wants. So the women in this song really want this ideal man to be with them, so he is their "dream" love interest, but they are also asking the Sandman because he also deals with "dreams".
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Tubby little Cubby all stuffed with fluff
Winnie the Pooh is a talking teddy bear, so he is "stuffed with fluff". "Cubby" comes from "cub", which means a young bear (it also means a young wolf or big cat). "Tubby" means he is kind of fat.
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most of all
"Most of all" means that Winnie the Pooh is the most important character in the Hundred Acre Wood. The majority of the stories focus on him and he is the main character, so he is in a way the most important one.
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No hiding from "n" and
This means that the word "no" is everywhere and that you can't avoid hearing or reading "no", no matter where you are.
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We'd be worse off without it
No doubt about it
Stand up and shout it
"No" 's no fun
Maria is saying that while the word "no" may be no fun because it stops you from doing things you are not allowed to do, it is an important word and if we didn't have "no", we would be worse off.
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No looking
This could be referencing the fact that it is considered impolite to stare at people and so people looking at other people might be told "no looking". Also, people might be told not to look at things that are meant to be secret, like Christmas presents for example.
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No driving too fast or slow
This lyric is probably referencing the fact that speeding (driving too fast) is against the law and can be dangerous, but driving too slow, while not strictly illegal, is still not advisable because drivers behind you might get annoyed if you drove too slowly.
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[Giselle:]
Everybody wants to live happily ever after
Everybody wants to know their true love
Giselle (the person singing) comes from a fairy tale-like place where talk of "happily ever after" and "true love" are commonplace. She is saying that everyone wants to be happy and everyone who's in a romantic relationship wants to know that their partner sincerely loves them.
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[Man:]
You've got to show her you need her
Don't treat her like a mind reader
Each day do something to lead her
To believe you love
This means that you have to show your love for the woman if you want her to believe that you love her because she cannot read your mind, so even if you do love her, if you don't show it, she won't know that you love her.
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It's not enough to take the one you love for granted
You must remind her, or she'll be inclined to say...
"How do I know he loves me
Taking something or somebody for granted means to not really give them/it much thought. She's saying to Robert that if he takes his girlfriend for granted and doesn't remind her of the fact that he is in love with her, she will start to question whether he really does love her.
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How does she know you love her?
How does she know she's yours
These lyrics are sang by Giselle (the main character). She is talking to Robert (another character) whose girlfriend Nancy is mad at him. Giselle suggests that maybe Nancy is angry because she doesn't know that Robert loves her. Robert says that even though he and Nancy don't discuss their love very often, she does indeed know that he loves her. Giselle asks, "How?", which confuses Robert, so she starts singing this song to try and explain it to him.
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Where we finding baby there are milk nearby
Again, the cats are speaking improper English; it should be "We we have found babies, there was milk nearby". They are observing that whenever they have found babies, they always had milk near them (because babies need milk). This catches their attention because, provided the cat is not lactose intolerant, cats like milk too.
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Do you hear what I hear? (grrrrrr)
A baby cry
The cats have heard the sound of a baby crying and one is asking the other if she hears it too in order to make sure that it is not just her imagination. The other one responds because she does indeed also hear the baby crying.
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