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Old 06-30-2020, 11:28 PM
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Did you grow up thinking a song said something else?


A mondegreen is a misunderstood or misinterpreted word or phrase resulting from a mishearing of the lyrics of a song

“He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored.”
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Did you grow up thinking a song said something else?


A mondegreen is a misunderstood or misinterpreted word or phrase resulting from a mishearing of the lyrics of a song

“He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored.”
grape giraffes

Silent Night
Round John Virgin
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There's a bathroom on the right
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I remember, WAAAY back, there was a book on these...

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I didn't know there was a term for misheard lyrics. Here's a funny example:

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