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    PetraLustig Guest

    Question Can't tell...


    this phrase is taken from David Gray lyrics and I'd like to know what it means:

    "Can't tell the bottle from the mountain top. (No we're not right)"

    Many thanks in advance.

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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    Default Re: Can't tell...

    Presumably, the mountain top represents a high point and the narrator is unable to distinguish between that and alcohol, so they're messed up.

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