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July 12, 2008


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Cheri @ Blog This Mom!

I don't know what it means that I thought by "E" she meant Ecstasy. And I was all, "Why would she tell her kid that?," and all "Did they even have Ecstasy back then?," and all, "WTFrick?"

Empty. Maybe I'm just too old to remember back to when I was young and foolish enough to drive around in the middle of the night with my gas gauge on E.

This gave me a good laugh Jenn.

Kalynne Pudner

Oh, good grief; that Cheri woman beat me here AGAIN! But this time, I have an original comment...

That lollipop convo? I had that with my daughter, too, when "Candy Shop" came out. Except the speakers of the lines were reversed. Bad sign.


Like Cheri, I interpreted E the the same way as Care Bear. Must be because I've lived so many yas in places where you simply can't let the gastank go down on Empty

manager mom

Yes, I think metaphor lessons are much needed, especially for hip hop lyrics.

Geez, I wish you had been MY mom back in the day.


They all killed me, but the last one was the funniest. If these gas prices keep going crazy it won't be long until you'll all know what E (empty) means....

Mary Alice

hahaahaaaahaa....I just had the lollipop discussion with Little Red a couple weeks ago. She had that same reaction! Ewwwwwww!


Poor SB!! Since we don't listen to hiphop in my little world, it hasn't been an issue...but I will forever keep that in mind. Thanks...I think!!

Gas tank on Empty, that I understood. It took me 2 lines to realize you were word-playing with the drug. I might be living in the past...


Ha haha! I fell for the E, too! What a good one!


OK, you have referred to Weeds so many times I clicked on it. Have you read about it here? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weeds_(TV_series)#Plot_synopsis

I mean, I know this is a synopsis, but whoa.

Thought it might give you a giggle!

Memarie Lane

I totally thought she was talking about Extasy too. ><



My two were singing Mika's Lollipop song in the car...with me cringing, but thanking god/buddha / whoever that they were clueless!


I listen to songs NOW that I listend to as a teen and I think "OMG...are they talking about...?" Yeah, I was clueless in high school.


Ahhhh, I remember the good ole days when we called it X.

Yes, it's been around since the 1980's.

Just Jamie

That last story cracked me up.


I love these snippets. Popcorn, lollipops, and E. Can you imagine driving through winding roads on E?

Angie @ Keep Believing

I love your weekly recaps. I honestly don't listen to hip hop and don't know that I would have understood that is what they are singing about. They dont' do that in my Christian Rock songs....



I was wondering how much Care Bear knew about E! I had to think on my feet yesterday with song lyrics. I hate to go back to Disney songs in the car but I might have to!


Ah, the difficulties of communicating.

stephanie (bad mom)

"Lesson in metaphor" - that is priceless. I want to stab my own eardrums when those songs come on. And then I have to go look stuff up on UrbanDictionary.com.

But I'm not so out of it - I also went right to "Ecstasy" for E.

the girl next door

I swear I am the same age as at least some of you but for the life of me I couldn't figure out why driving on empty was so bad. And the lollipop thing? Clueless...my reaction? "Ewwwww"
Love that mom got busted on the computer!!!


Funny but disturbing. Except for the first one, which is just funny. Don't you hate getting busted by your kids?

Lori Anderson

oh, funny!

Jennifer H

I figured out the E!

I love these posts.


Eeewwww indeed - I'm with SB. I had no idea about the lollipop theme in rap music. That generation gap "E" think is rather sad, though. Of course, I immediately thought "E" was an empty gas tank, too. I am SO out of the loop *sigh*

Manic Mommy

Oh. My. God. I didn't get either of these references - the lollypop OR the E. We're in the land of potty training and 'don't swim past your belly button' land over here.

I have to cool up - and quick!

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