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Deteriorata Lyrics By National Lampoon


    you are a fluke
    of the universe
    you have no right to be here
    deteriorata deteriorata

    go placidly
    amid the noise and waste
    and remember what comfort there may be
    in owning a piece thereof
    avoid quiet and passive persons
    unless you are in need of sleep
    rotate your tires

    speak glowingly of those greater than yourself
    and heed well their advice
    even though they be turkeys
    know what to kiss and when

    consider that two wrongs never make a right
    but that three do
    wherever possible put people on hold
    be comforted that in the face of all aridity and disillusionment
    and despite the changing fortunes of time
    there is always a big future in computer maintenance

    you are a fluke
    of the universe
    you have no right to be here
    and whether you can hear it or not
    the uniis laughing behind your back

    remember the pueblo
    strive at all times to bend fold spindle and mutilate
    know yourself
    if you need help call the fbi
    exercise caution in your daily affairs
    especially with those persons closest to you
    that lemon on your left for instance

    be assured that a walk through the ocean of most souls
    would scarcely get your feet wet
    fall not in love therefore
    it will stick to your face
    gracefully surrender the things of youth
    the birds clean air tuna taiwan
    and let not the sands of time
    get in your lunch

    hire people with hooks
    for a good time call 6064
    ask for ken
    take heart amid the deepening gloom
    that your dog is finally getting enough cheese
    and reflect that whatever misfortune may be your lot
    it could only be worse in milwaukee

    therefore make peace with your god
    whatever you conceive him to be
    hairy thunderer or cosmic muffin
    with all its hopes dreams promises and urban renewal
    the world continues to deteriorate
    give up

    Artist: National Lampoon

    Year: 1972

    Decade: 70s

    Language: en

    Word Count: 168