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​Mushrooms

This song is by Steve Savitzky and appears on the compilation Vince Emery Presents the Funniest Computer Songs (1989).

Now everybody knows that engineers are lazy slobs
They dress in dirty T-shirts and complain about their jobs
But Management has found a way to make them toe the mark:
You feed them bits of bullshit, and you keep them in the dark
Because they're

Mushrooms, Mushrooms, keep them in the dark
Mushrooms, Mushrooms, I heard the boss remark
You feed them bits of bullshit till they can't take any more
When they stick their heads up cut them off and
Ship them out the door

An engineer told his manager, This project is the pits
A stinking crock of horse manure that gives me nauseous fits
The manager went to his boss and passed the word along
It's a pot of fertilizer and its smell is awfully strong
It comes from...

The word it traveled quickly till it reached the CEO
The VP told him gladly "This is stuff that makes things grow
It's packaged in ceramic and it's very strong indeed
I think that you'll agree that it's exactly what we need"
It's made with...

The CEO went to the board and said to them, You know
This substance has the power to make our business grow
They had the news that evening on the business TV shows:
The company is growing and it's smelling like a rose
They're growing...

The engineer he heard the news and muttered, "It's a crime
How other guys get all the nifty projects all the time
We have a real disaster here that just won't go away
'Cause no one ever listens to a single word we say
Because we're...

Mushrooms, Mushrooms, keep them in the dark
Mushrooms, Mushrooms, I heard the boss remark
You feed them bits of bullshit till they can't take any more
When they stick their heads up cut them off and
Ship them out the door

We all are...