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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 Boxer 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.

Misheard Lyrics:
But I got no offers,
just a couple from the horse on 7th Avenue
Original Lyrics:
But I got no offers,
just a 'come on' from the whores on 7th Avenue
Misheard Lyrics:
But I got no offers
Just to come in from the wars on 7th Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
But I got no offers
Just a 'come on' from the whores on 7th Avenue
Misheard Lyrics:
Just to come home from the war zone, Seventh Avenue
Original Lyrics:
Just a 'come on' from the whores on 7th Avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
All I suggest
Still, a man hears what he wants to hear.
Original Lyrics:
All lies and jest
Still, a man hears what he wants to hear.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
All Liza's chest
Still, a man hears what he wants to hear
And Disney guards the rest
Original Lyrics:
All lies and jest.
Still, a man hears what he wants to hear
And disregards the rest
Simon & Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
All eyes and chest,
Still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.
Original Lyrics:
All lies and jests,
still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
All eyes and chest
Original Lyrics:
All lies and jest
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
All eyes in just
still a man hears what he wants to hear
And disregards the rest
Original Lyrics:
All lies and jest.
Still, a man hears what he wants to hear
And disregards the rest
Simon & Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
All eyes ingest, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.
Original Lyrics:
All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
All eyes ingest
or
All I suggest
There were times when I was solo, so I took some comfort there
Original Lyrics:
All lies and jest
There were times when I was so lonesome I took some comfort there
Simon and Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
And Chinamen's balls
Original Lyrics:
And tenement halls
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Asking only woman's wages
Original Lyrics:
Asking only workman's wages
Simon and Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Asking only workman's wages
I come looking for a job
But I get no offers
Just a Come home from the war zone every thousand years
Original Lyrics:
Asking only workman's wages
I come looking for a job
But I get no offers
Just a come on from the whores on Seventh Avenue.
This song is actually my favorite song in the whole world now.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Asking only workman's wages I come looking for a job
But I get no offers
Just a come-on from the war zone Seventh Avenue
Original Lyrics:
Asking only workman's wages I come looking for a job
But I get no offers
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue
Simon and Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Asking only workman's wages,
I come looking like a slob
So I get no offers
Just a comment from the horse on Seventh Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Asking only workman's wages
I come looking for a job
But I get no offers
Just a come on from the whores on Seventh Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Asking only workman's wages
I come lookin' for a job, but I get no Whoppers.
Original Lyrics:
Asking only workman's wages
I come lookin' for a job, but I get no offers.
Whoppers - Big Burger King hamburgers
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I get no offers,
Just to come home from the war zone, 7th Avenue
Original Lyrics:
But I got no offers,
just a 'come on' from the whores on 7th Avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I get no offers,
just a come on tumble wars on 7th Avenue
Original Lyrics:
But I get no offers,
just a 'come on' from the whores on 7th Avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I got no offers
Just a come on from the war zone, 7th Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
But I got no offers
Just a come on from the whores on 7th Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I got no offers
Just a 'Come on!' from the horse on 7th Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
But I got no offers
Just a come-on from the whores on 7th Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
By the light
By the li-li-li-li-light, by the light
Original Lyrics:
Lie-la-lie
Li-li-li-li-li-li-li, lie-la-lie
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
By the light
Original Lyrics:
Lie la lie
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Catch him Jimmy cried out
Original Lyrics:
Or cut him till he cried out
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
For a pocket full of gumballs, such are promises.
Original Lyrics:
For a pocket full of mumbles, such are promises.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
For a pocket full of marbles, such are promises.
Original Lyrics:
For a pocket full of mumbles, such are promises.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
For a pocketful of marbles
Such are promises.
Original Lyrics:
For a pocketful of mumbles
Such are promises.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hydlide
Original Lyrics:
Lie-a-lie
Hydlide is the name of an Nintendo NES game, which this song obviously predates.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am just a pier boy though my story's sadly told.
Original Lyrics:
I am just a poor boy and my story's seldom told.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am just a poor boy though my story's seldom told
I have squandered my resistance- for a pocket full of mongreled sunshine promises.
Original Lyrics:
I am just a poor boy though my story's seldom told
I have squandered my resistance- for a pocket full of mumbles, such are promises.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am leaving
I am leaving, but the fire still remains.
Original Lyrics:
I am leaving
I am leaving, but the fighter still remains.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am leaving
I am leaving, but to find her still remains.
Original Lyrics:
I am leaving
I am leaving, but the fighter still remains.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the clear evening stands a boxcar, and a fighter by his train.
Original Lyrics:
In the clearing stands a boxer, and a fighter by his trade.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the clearing stands a boxer,
And a fido by his side
And he carries the reminders
When Emily Glover played him down
And cured him till he cried out
In his anger and his shame,
"I am leaving, I am leaving."
While the Fido still remains
Original Lyrics:
In the clearing stands a boxer,
And a fighter by his trade
And he carries the reminders
Of ev'ry glove that laid him down
And cut him till he cried out
In his anger and his shame,
"I am leaving, I am leaving."
But the fighter still remains
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the clearing stands a boxer,
and a fighter by his side
Original Lyrics:
In the the clearing stands a boxer,
and a fighter by his trade
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the clearing stands of Oxford.
Original Lyrics:
In the clearing stands a boxer.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the clearing stands of Oxford
Stands a fighter by his tree.
Original Lyrics:
In the clearing stands a boxer
And a fighter by his trade.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the clearing stands of Oxford
Original Lyrics:
In the clearing stands a boxer
Simon and Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the quiet Delta railway station, running scared
Original Lyrics:
In the quiet of the railway station, running scared
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a 'come home' from the folks on Seventh Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come on from the horse on seventh avenue
Original Lyrics:
Just a come on from the whores on seventh avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come on, son, the war's on 7th Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Just a 'come-on' from the whores on 7th Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come-on fro the horse on Seventh Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the folks on Seventh Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the horse of 2nd Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Just a 'come-on' from the whores on 7th Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the war zone, Seventh Avenue
Original Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the war zone, Seventh Avenue
Original Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the wards on Seventh Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the warzone, 7th Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the whores on 7th Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the wharves on Seventh Avenue
Original Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just come up from the horse on Seventh avenue
Original Lyrics:
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just to come home from the war zone, Seventh Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Just a come on from the whores on Seventh Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just to come home from the wars on Seventh Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Just a come on from the whores on Seventh Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just to come on from the warzone Seventh Avenue
Original Lyrics:
Just a come on from the whores on Seventh Avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Laying low seeking out the poor reporters who the ragged people know
Looking for the places only they would go.
But I got no offers. Just a come on from the war zone, 7th Avenue.
Original Lyrics:
Laying low, seeking ot the poorer quarters where the ragged people go
Looking for the places only they would know.
But I get no offers, just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Light the light.
Original Lyrics:
Li la li.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking for the poorer quarters where the rabbit people go.
Original Lyrics:
Looking for the poorer quarters where the ragged people go.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking for the poorer quarters where the rabid people go.
Original Lyrics:
Looking for the poorer quarters where the ragged people go.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Na-na-na
Original Lyrics:
Lie-la-lie
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pilot light
Original Lyrics:
Lie-la-lie
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seeking out the poor reporters where the ragged people go.
Original Lyrics:
Seeking out the poorer quarters where the ragged people go.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seeking out the poor reporters.
Original Lyrics:
Seeking out the poorer quarters.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seeking out the quiet of a railway station, rabbit skin
Original Lyrics:
Seeking out the quiet of a railway station, running scared
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Such are promises:
all eyes and chest
Original Lyrics:
Such are promises.
All lies and jest
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Such are promises:
All I suggest.
Original Lyrics:
Such are promises
All lies and jest.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Such are promises:
All lies in chests.
Original Lyrics:
Such are promises.
All lies and jest.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Such are promises
All I suggest.
Original Lyrics:
Such are promises
All lies and jest.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Such are promises
All eyes ingest.
Original Lyrics:
Such are promises
All lies and jest.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sunshine promises
Original Lyrics:
Such are promises
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
The horse on Seventh Avenue
Original Lyrics:
The whores on Seventh Avenue
Simon And Garfunkel's, "The Boxer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where the rabbit people go
Original Lyrics:
Where the ragged people go

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