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Misheard 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 The Ballad Of Irving 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.

Frank Gallop's, "The Ballad Of Irving"
Misheard Lyrics:
He came from the old Bar Mitzvah spread
Slapping his salami and pumpernickel bread.
Original Lyrics:
He came from the old Bar Mitzvah spread
Schlepping a salami and pumpernickel bread.
The 'Schlepping a salami and pumpernickel bread' line is sometimes substituted with 'a ten gallon yarmulke on his head'.

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