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#1349 Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad, Google CEO: 'Just Move', Hoarse Vs Horse
 
 
 
Hi, I’m Sarah, welcome to The Daily English Show.

Today we’re studying a song called Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad. This song came out in 1977 and it’s by an American musician called Meat Loaf.

I think it’s quite a sad song. A guy is telling a girl that he’ll never love her. And he says that he was in love with a girl once but she broke his heart.

There's only one girl that I will ever love
And that was so many years ago
And though I know I'll never get her out of my heart
She never loved me back

I think it’s an interesting song to study because it tells a story.

I remember how she left me on a stormy night
She kissed me and got out of our bed
Though I pleaded and I begged her not to walk out that door
She packed her bags and turned right away

I read what people had written about this song on Song Meanings and someone said that the girl who he’s singing to now and the girl from his past – the one that broke his heart - is the same girl, which makes sense to me.

So this girl broke his heart in the past, by saying that she could never love him, and now she’s changed her mind, but he says it’s too late.

I want you
I need you
But there ain't no way I'm ever gonna love you
Now don't be sad
Cause two out of three ain't bad

What do you think? Do you think it’s the same girl?

 
 
 
STICK NEWS
 
 
Eric Schmidt was recently interviewed on a program on CNN.
He was asked about privacy issues and at one point said: Street View, we drive exactly once . . . So, you can just move, right?
That quote was then reported by news organizations around the world.
Eric Schmidt says he misspoke.
 
And that was Stick News for Friday the 29th of October.
Kia ora.
 
Can you read my email?
Why would I want to read your boring-ass email?
 
Sorry, boss, I’ve looked at the whole interview and he doesn’t say anything bad.
Then take a quote out of context! We need a “Google is evil” story.
 
 
CNN video: 
 
 
Word of the Day
 
Today’s word is hoarse.
You know what a horse is, right? It’s a big animal.
Well, hoarse has the same pronunciation, but it’s spelt differently and the meaning is different.
Hoarse is an adjective to describe a person or a voice.
sounding harsh, especially because of a sore throat
So if you go to a concert and scream a lot, the next day you might be hoarse.
This is from today’s song:
I tried to show you just how much I care
I'm tired of words and I'm too hoarse to shout
 
 
 
friday joke
 

We’re looking for someone who is responsible.
 

Then I’m definitely the right person for the job. In my last job, whenever anything went wrong, they said I was responsible.
 
 
 
 
conversations with sarah

#863 That sounds interesting
 
Step 1: Repeat Francis’s lines.
Step 2: Read Francis’s lines and talk to Sarah.
 
Francis Do you like Meat Loaf?
 
Sarah Mmm, kind of. I’m not a huge fan. Do you know what that song reminds me of?
 
Francis What?
 
Sarah I had this job once, just for a couple of months, working for a radio station ringing people up and doing a survey and we had to play people bits of songs … and this was one of the songs.
 
Francis That sounds interesting.
 
Sarah Uh, no … it was sooo boring listening to the same songs over and over.
 
 
 
ESL Video Quiz: #1349 Hoarse, horse
 
 
 
ending
 
And that was The Daily English Show. Thank you for watching and thank you for your comments – I always enjoy reading them.
See you tomorrow! Bye.
 
 

Meat Loaf - Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad - LYRICS
 
Baby we can talk all night
But that ain't getting us nowhere
I told you everything I possibly can
There's nothing left inside of here
 
And maybe you can cry all night
But that'll never change the way that I feel
The snow is really piling up outside
I wish you wouldn't make me leave here
 
I poured it on and I poured it out
I tried to show you just how much I care
I'm tired of words and I'm too hoarse to shout
But you've been cold to me so long
I'm crying icicles instead of tears
 
And all I can do
Is keep on telling you
I want you (I want you)
I need you (I need you)
But-there ain't no way I'm ever gonna love you
Now don't be sad (Don't be sad)
Cause two out of three ain't bad
Now don't be sad (Cause)
Cause two out of three ain't bad
 
You'll never find your gold on a sandy beach
You'll never drill for oil on a city street
I know you're looking for a ruby in a mountain of rocks
But there ain't no Coup de Ville
Hiding at the bottom of a Cracker Jack box
 
I can't lie
I can't tell you that I'm something I'm not
No matter how I try
I'll never be able
To give you something
Something that I just haven't got
 
Well, there's only one girl that I will ever love
And that was so many years ago
And though I know I'll never get her out of my heart
She never loved me back
 
Ooh I know
 
Well, I remember how she left me on a stormy night
Oh, she kissed me and got out of our bed
And though I pleaded and I begged her not to walk out that door
She packed her bags and turned right away
 
And she kept on telling me
She kept on telling me
She kept on telling me
I want you (I want you)
I need you (I need you)
But there ain't no way I'm ever gonna love you
Now don't be sad (Don't be sad)
Cause two out of three ain't bad
I want you (I want you)
I need you (I need you)
But there ain't no way I'm ever gonna love you
Now don't be sad (Don't be sad)
Cause two out of three ain't bad
Now don't be sad (Don't)
Cause two out of three ain't bad
Baby we can talk all night
But that ain't getting us nowhere
 
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