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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 Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting) 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.

Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And so I'm offering this simple phrase
To kids from 1 to 9 to 2
Original Lyrics:
And so I'm offering this simple phrase
To kids from 1 to 92
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And so I'm offering this simple phrase
to kids from Room 292
Original Lyrics:
And so I'm offering this simple phrase
to kids from 1 to 92
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chestnuts roasting on an open file
Jack Frost snipping at your nose
Yuletide carols being sung by a 'quile'
And folks dressed up like Eskimos
Everybody knows...
Original Lyrics:
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Jack Frost nipping at your nose
Yuletide carols being sung by a choir
And folks dressed up like Eskimos
Everybody knows...
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And every mother's child is going to smile
Original Lyrics:
And every mother's child is going to spy
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire,
Jack snot dripping out your nose
Original Lyrics:
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire,
Jack Frost nipping at your nose
This is NOT a 'Traditional' song. It was written by Mel Torme and Bob Wells in 1944, and first recorded by the Nat King Cole Trio in 1946. Numerous performers have recorded it since then.
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chipmunks roasting on an open fire,
Jack Frost picking at his nose.
Original Lyrics:
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire,
Jack Frost nipping at your nose
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chipmunks roasting on an open fire
Original Lyrics:
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody knows a turkey-handsome mistletoe.
Original Lyrics:
Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe.
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jack Frost's nipple on your nose.
Original Lyrics:
Jack Frost nipping at your nose.
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jack is roasting by an open file
Jack snot lapping at your nose
You tide carol being sung by the fire
And blocks dressed up as Eskimos.
Original Lyrics:
Chestnuts roasting by an open fire
Jack frost nipping at your nose
Yuletide carols being sung by a choir
And folks dressed up as Eskimos.
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jesters roasting on an open fire
Original Lyrics:
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Nat King Cole Trio's, "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)"
Misheard Lyrics:
They know that Santa's on his way
He's loaded lots of poisoned goodies on his sleigh
Original Lyrics:
They know that Santa's on his way
He's loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh

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