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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 Beat the Clock 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.

Sparks', "Beat the Clock"
Misheard Lyrics:
On a PhD, that avenue (you gotta beat the clock, you gotta beat the clock)
Original Lyrics:
PhD'd that afternoon (you gotta beat the clock, you gotta beat the clock)
Sparks', "Beat the Clock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Skip the funk illiterate
Original Lyrics:
Skip the foreplay, let'er rip

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