She don't like her eggs all runny
She thinks crossin' her legs is funny

Geoff Berner - In Spite of Ourselves lyrics meaning

Meaning

"In Spite of Ourselves" by John Prine appears on his 1999 album of the same name.

This duet with Iris Dement was written with her in mind. Prine's wife said she called Iris to tease her about the song and Dement said it took a lot of courage to sing some of the lines the first few times.

(Iris Dement and John Prine:)

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