The song finds Taylor in a relationship

of which

of which others do not approve


She reassures her beau that she loves him


a frumpy-dressed office worker


with unkempt hair and no makeup

making-of film

In the making-of film chronicling the video

corporate chic

she described her look as, "corporate not chic."

as far as

a cute music video as far as fashion sense.


anything you would aspire to

vacant stares

we'd laugh about their vacant stares


the verdict comes from those with nothing else to do

the jury is (still) out

The jury's out, but my choice is you


The stakes are high

have/keep (something) up your sleeve

You never know what people have up their sleeves


Lurking in the shadows


it's not theirs to speculate


I love the riddles that you speak


any snide remarks from my father about your tattoos

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