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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 Desiderata 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.

Les Crane's, "Desiderata"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are a child of the universe, don't listen to Jesus tards; you have a right to be here.
Original Lyrics:
You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.
A musical composition of a Max Ehrmann poem written in 1927.

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