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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 Common People 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.

Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cuz you think that w*oring's cool.
Original Lyrics:
'Cuz you think that poor is cool.
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because you think that porn is cool.
Original Lyrics:
Because you think that poor is cool.
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cos you think that Porn is cool
Original Lyrics:
Cos you think that poor is cool
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can talk lying in a coma.
Original Lyrics:
Like a dog lying in a corner.
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can talk lying in a coma.
Original Lyrics:
Like a dog lying in a corner.
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said, 'In that case, I'll have Roman Coca- Cola.'
Original Lyrics:
I said, 'In that case, I'll have rum and Coca-Cola.'
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna live like colored people.
Original Lyrics:
I wanna live like common people.
Kinda racist, dont'cha think?
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna live like coloured people
Original Lyrics:
I wanna live like Common People
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna talk like Leonard Cohen.
Original Lyrics:
Like a dog lying in a corner
William Shatner's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a fragile barbershop
Original Lyrics:
Rent a flat above a shop
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
She came from greasy haven't feelt for loolly's
She stood at sculptures at some marks and scully's
Original Lyrics:
She came from Greece she had a thirst for knowledge
She studied sculptures at Saint Martin's College
Pulp's, "Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
She studied sculpture at some artists' college
Original Lyrics:
She studied sculpture at St. Martin's College

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