Some people say :
'Look out for
Every time they hear the number
Every time they see the number
They're always on the lookout for things
the score in the game when it's 11-
the number of times they've been to the
when the money they've got adds up to:
they say: 'Aha!
But if you believe this sort of stuff about
and I don't, but if you do and
then I'm getting the feeling that it's all kind
I mean, it kind of announces itself
You know all about me,
You know what I am,
You know that.
I know that.
We all know that.
You can see it written all over me.'
I mean it doesn't disguise itself,
You don't see
going around pretending to be
You don't walk past a 46 and just as you
think it's gone
it jumps on you screaming: 'Got you!
Really I'm a
You know a
It says it's
and it is
So doesn't that make
Aren't all the people who believe that
ready for it? They think: 'Look out, here
And they're very very careful
about absolutely everything.
In fact, they are so careful
about absolutely everything
I'm beginning to think that
No, it's just the opposite. It's
the lucky number,
the number everyone is careful about,
the moment when everyone takes great
If you're going to believe in
if you're going to believe that there really
is some number that is
don't you think it would be a kind of
Don't you think it would be so
you wouldn't even know
that it was being
It would just do all its horrible
and no one would know why.
Maybe....seeing as so many people
is the Big Bad One, there would be
It could have something to do with
but not actually be
I've heard it said that some people
who live Downunder in the Southern
reckon that the one you have to look out
To score snooker's maximum break
You must always pot blacks, no mistake
If you pot greens instead
Between every red
EIGHTY-SEVEN is what you will make
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