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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 Cough Syrup 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.

Young the Giant's, "Cough Syrup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Life's too short to eat a carrot now.
Original Lyrics:
Life's too short to even care at all.
Young the Giant's, "Cough Syrup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Life's too short to eat a carrot whole
Original Lyrics:
Life's too short to even care at all.
Young the Giant's, "Cough Syrup"
Misheard Lyrics:
My sister: Life's too short to be a cannibal, oh
I'm losing my mind losing my mind losing control, oh oh
These fishes in the sea they're staring at me oh oh
Oh oh oh oh
The wet world aches for a beat of a drum
Me: Life's too short to be a carrot top, oh
I'm losing my mind losing my mind losing control, oh oh
These fishes in the sea they're staring at me oh oh
Oh oh oh oh
The web world aches for the treat of a dumb
Original Lyrics:
Life's too short to even care at all, oh
I'm losing my mind losing my mind losing control, oh oh
These fishes in the sea they're staring at me oh oh
Oh oh oh oh
A wet world aches for a beat of a drum

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