Him is grandfather sweatshirt, clockin' all them cardigans
Grandpas wear cardigans.
Not only would Grandpa Earl most likely wear a cardigan (being that he’d be old as fuck), essentially a cardigan could be seen as the equivalent to an old sweatshirt (a play on his name).
Also, a grandfather clock is a type of clock
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