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|song name||Extra Savoir-Faire|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||John Henry, John Henry + Factory Showroom|
|first played||September 14, 1993 (41 known performances)|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
- According to the American Heritage Dictionary, savoir faire is a French term meaning, "The ability to say or do the right or graceful thing."
- At a show in November 1994, Flansburgh introduced this song as about "guys on steroids."
- Flansburgh stated he put this song together on his wife's ukelele while playing it upside-down.
- The bragging about savoir-faire is thematically similar to Mac Davis's "Oh Lord, It's Hard to be Humble."
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