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"Every song I have translated is well translated, the one who works on the very difficult songs with me is Dee Shipman. I know her telephone number by heart, and her fax. It goes back and forth - 'No! I don't like this word!' And she comes back and says 'Because you don't understand English!' So I have to convince her and she has to convince me, and the rapport is fantastic." 

- Charles Aznavour

Words
(Dee Shipman / Charles Aznavour)

We've words for telling right from wrong
Words spoken bravely by the strong
Words from our history and home, sung
Words misprounounced in every known tongue!
Words of the battlefield and bed
Words best forgotten as they're said!
Words for the fools and for the sages
Words just for dictionary pages
Words full of wisdom and of wit
Words full of spite that we can spit!

It's words! 
All words!
A world of words!
We should beware too many 
Words.........!

We've words to play on other words
Words for the brain and for the birds
Words for the honest and the lying
Words from the tryer and the trying
Words that we whisper in the Mass
Words for the cruel and the crass
Words as a cure and an affliction 
Words as a curse or benediction
Words that can lull a child to sleep
Words that can sell a neighbour cheap

It's words! 
All words!
A world of words!
We should beware too many 
Words.......!

We've words more cutting than a knife
Words for the moment and for life
Words grave, and genuine, and gentle
Words snobbish, slang, or sentimental
Words echoed in an empty room
Words cried in silence at a tomb
Words that are hollow and bombastic
Words that are shallow and sarcastic
Words with the power to melt your heart
Words that can tear a man apart.......!

It's words! 
All words!
A world of words!
We should beware too many 
Words......!

We've words to march us into war
Words for madonna and for whore
Words lost in hazes alcoholic
Words esoteric and symbolic
Words that deliberately hurt
Words that we wallow in like dirt
Words of an actor's famous speeches
Words for erotic midnight creatures!
Words that we pledge our gods above
Words that are simple words of love

It's words! 
All words!
A world of words!
We should beware too many 
Words......!











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