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1. Pink Floyd sang, "There were certain teachers who would hurt the children in any way they could", but the Beatles described teachers less confrontationally by saying, "Teachers who taught me weren't cool".
2. Intellectual revolutionaries usually don't receive proper accolades in their life times. In which song did the Beatles question American society's treatment of Edgar Allan Poe and his death as a pauper with the lyrics: "Man you should have seen them kicking Edgar Allan Poe"?
3. Were the Beatles bitter? Sometimes, like in "Run For Your Life". But their espousal of love is generally what we remember them for. Can you identify this statement of unrequited love: "Still you don't regret a single day".
4. Madonna may have told the world about her sexual life in "Truth or Dare", but the girl in this Beatles song told the world about her love 30 years earlier: "She's so glad, she's telling all the world".
5. The Beatles as grammar teachers? Not quite, but they do appreciate a coherent sentence in the lyrics: "Indicate precisely what you mean to say".
6. The Beatles make several references to working women, and not many about housewives. Which song does the following lyric belong to: "She told me she worked in the morning"?
7. We all know that elephants love peanuts enough to work for them. Which Beatles song writes about these legumes in the lyric: "Working for peanuts is all very fine"?
8. The Beatles were no strangers to sublime sexual references. In which song did they slip in: "Honey, disconnect the phone"?
9. The Beatles often referred back to their humble roots and the class structures in England. In which song do they sing, "I know that she's no peasant"?
10. Most people love driving fast, but very few of us keep our cars in tip top shape. In what song do the Beatles praise the virtues of well kept automobile with the following lyrics: "It's a clean machine".
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