The bigger my toothy grin isAnd it is this sense of denial that made it such a perfect fit for Ghost World... I would love to hear the story of how Dan Clowes picked it.
The smaller my troubles grow
The louder I say I'm happy
The more I believe it's so
Oh! As to what happened to Patience and Prudence? Their parents were very careful not to exploit them, and when the other songs didn't take off, they just didn't make any more. They are both still alive at the time I write this, living happy non-show-biz lives.
And can you beat that cover?