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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 A Holly Jolly Christmas 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.

Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gizzards just for me!
Original Lyrics:
Kiss her once for me.
Editor's note: The full title of this song is "A Holly Jolly Christmas", and it was first recorded by Burl Ives. Therefore it is NOT a 'Traditional' song.
Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gizzards once a year.
Original Lyrics:
Kiss her once for me.
The lyrics change to "Kiss him once for me" if it's a female singing it. (Editor's note: Also, the full title of this song is simply, "A Holly Jolly Christmas", and its first recording was made by Burl Ives in 1964.)
Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have a Polly Dolly Christmas
Original Lyrics:
Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ho, ho, the mistletoe
Hum 'til you can sing.
or
Ho, ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can sing.
Original Lyrics:
Ho, ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see.
Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kisser once for me
Original Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me
Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know if it'll be slow
But have a couple cheers
Original Lyrics:
I don't know if there'll be snow
But have a cup of cheer
Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, ho, the missing toe
Hung where you can see.
Original Lyrics:
Oh, ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see.
Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Polly dolly, Polly dolly, oh
Original Lyrics:
Holly jolly, holly jolly, oh
Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Somebody waits for you
Is there one for me?
Original Lyrics:
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me.
Burl Ives', "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Uh-Oh, the mistletoe
Hum where you can sing
Somebody waits for you
Kipper once for me
Original Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me
Daveigh Chase's, "Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know if there'll be snow
But havoc, hubbub here.
Original Lyrics:
I don't know if there'll be snow
But have a cup of cheer.

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