April 18, 2009

Weekend special: Dylan quiz

The staff at Goat Rope strives ceaselessly to make this a full service blog. We are therefore pleased to present our first Bob Dylan lyric quiz. Do your best on the questions and remember--googling is no fair.

Answers will appear in Monday's post.

1. Why don't the pump work?

2. What was Romeo moaning?

3. What must you be in order to live outside the law?

4. What does Maggie's brother hand you?

5. Who are the people who run a brick and tile company?

6. Where were the girls playing five card stud?

7. What was the doctor's advice to the hysterical bride?

8. When did the priest wear black?

9. What happens when you bite off more than you can chew?

10. What came through the line of the pay phone that just about blew the mind of the narrator of a certain song?



alfranken said...

1. 'The pump don't work 'cuz the vandals took the handle.
2. Romeo is moaning, "You belong to me, I believe."
3. In order to live outside the law you must be honest.
4. He hands you a nickel and he hands you a dime.
5. They own a brick and tire company-Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee
6. Backstage the girls were playing five card stud by the stairs.
7. My advice is not to let the boys in.
8. The priest wore black on the seventh day and stood stone faced as the building burned.
9. When you bite off more than you can chew, you pay the penalty. Somebody's got to tell the tale, I guess it must be up to me.
10. The cop's (judge's) fist

El Cabrero said...

Excellent job! The only one that's a little off is the last one. It was a foot.

I started to put one in there about what would make good collateral...