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20-20 Optical Illusion

20 nods and 20 winks, it’s all smoke-and-mirrors me lazy bones think Swampy eye creatures say dey got a thousand-dollar discount sofa solution And dey gon put me on a ten-dollar monthly lay-away plan This 20/20 optical illusion be straight up sewer smell talking Old-timey lip confusion, king crab style slug moon-walking Dem gator jaw creatures say dey gon make jobs be penny plenty Telling dat to a son of a slave, is bat-crazy spit flying out of a man-hole cave Giving work to somebody in chains, sho’ do a lot of overhead save This 20/20 optical illusion, it got a downright awful toilet smell Dem publicans ... croc smiling, all gon be flushed up da river to jail Every 20/20 lying double vision, sticky fingers and scaly toes ... swampy sin puppet twins be flushed down da pit to hell

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Date: 8/27/2018 1:45:00 PM
Really like the way you describe duplicity as 'lying double vision', we can't afford to look at the world through rose-colored glasses any more, sadly-
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Date: 8/22/2018 9:03:00 PM
you're in a state of verbal control and you've been a skilled you ever cross the line ; )
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