independent and unofficial
Prince fan community
Forum jump
Forums > Music: Non-Prince > ask no ?'s ..Ill tell u no lies
« Previous topic  Next topic »
  New topic   Printable     (Log in to 'subscribe' to this topic)
Author

Tweet     Share

Message
Thread started 05/09/19 12:46pm

jfenster

ask no ?'s ..Ill tell u no lies

why is this lyric used in 3 songs i know of.....

Lady cab driver

Rainbow ---jealous lover

cheap trick ---auf wiedersen

  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #1 posted 05/10/19 12:01pm

RodeoSchro

Don't ask me no questions, and I won't tell you no lies - Lynyrd Skynyrd, "Don't Ask Me No Questions"

Basically, it's a cliche that has been around a long, long time. It's a way of telling someone, "If you ask me this question, I'll have to lie to you because you won't like the truthful answer".

Or, you could use the Homer Simpson Approach:

  - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
  New topic   Printable     (Log in to 'subscribe' to this topic)
« Previous topic  Next topic »
Forums > Music: Non-Prince > ask no ?'s ..Ill tell u no lies