Coffee Break: 5-dollar words

Samuel Longhorne Clemens
Samuel Longhorne Clemens, better known under his pen name, Mark Twain, is seen in this undated photo. Twain died April 21, 1910. (AP Photo)

Mark Twain once said "Don't use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent word will do."

But when we played Car Seat Headrest's "Nervous Young Inhumans" this morning, Sean showed us a Pitchfork article about how an original version of the song used the word "galvanistic" but then Will Toledo took it out in later drafts.

So for today's Coffee Break, what songs with 'five-dollar words' do you want to hear?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

Courtney Barnett - Pedestrian at Best
David Bowie - Changes
Spoon - The Way We Get By
Andrew Bird - Imitosis
Doomtree - Sadie Hawkins
Soul Coughing - Screenwriter's Blues
The Decemberists - The Infanta
Blackalicious - Alphabet Aerobics


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