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He Said She Said: The Sweet, Sweet Sounds of Revenge

"A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well." - Sir Francis Bacon

She Said has never been one for revenge, preferring to believe (at least), that people make their own beds. But if she was the vengeful type, she'd seek it out not so much in the form of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, who famously set fire to boyfriend Andre Rison's mansion as payback for his infidelity. Instead, She Said would probably emulate the tactics of Alanis Morissette, and put her revenge into words. After all, the pen is mightier.

Which might be why there are so many songs about sweet, sweet revenge. Because, after all, a platinum-selling record about the places you like to give blow jobs is much more effective than spreading some rumor on Facebook or silently seething inside about someone's malevolent behavior.

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Shey is an experienced blogger, social media expert and traveler. She studied journalism at Oklahoma State University before working as a full-time reporter for Houston Community Newspapers in 2005. She lived in South Korea for three years, where she worked as a freelancer.
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