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Message 192: Pig’s Ear

Radiohead.com now has a blog titled Dead Air Space. This entry mentions a song titled “piggsee” or “pigs ear.” The phrase “to make a pig’s ear” means to do something poorly. The song’s lyrics read, in part:

you got away [here the papyrus is tattered]
but we lie in wait

there are black birds flying in the lobby
theres a black sea of sticky saudi oil
and the governors/commaner in chief are/is [sic]
planning their/his escape
by private jet (courtesay of the commander in [sic, …]

you made a pigs ear
you made a mistake
paid off security
and got through the gate

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