I can see someone using it as a 'delaying tactic'.
PS - Am I the only person who initially misheard the lyrics to this song as 'The Girl from Tel-Aviv who Wouldn't, Neil'? Wouldn't what, I kept wandering, and how exactly did this Neil character fit into the story?
One of the better songs on LIHS and still not really that much of a fan. The music and vocal melody is nice, but the lyrics are just all over the place. Which is a bit of a latter day theme, but particularly on LIHS ... its like he wants to write about 4 different songs and cram them in all together