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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Artist -> L -> Tom Lehrer

Misheard song lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for Tom Lehrer that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

There are 4 misheard song lyrics for Tom Lehrer on amIright currently.

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Misheard Lyrics:
Got her hung up on a splinter
Got her hung up on a splinter
Clue them out!
Original Lyrics:
Got you hung up on a splinter
Got you hung up on a splinter
"It Makes A Fellow Proud To Be A Soldier"
Misheard Lyrics:
Would love to be allowed to be a soldier!
Original Lyrics:
What luck to be allowed to be a soldier!
"Masochism Tango"
Misheard Lyrics:
I long for the touch of your lips dear.
Original Lyrics:
I ache for the touch of your lips dear.
"We Will All Go Together When We Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you see that icy beam [pronounced as 'bee-em']
Original Lyrics:
When you see that I.C.B.M.

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