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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 How Long's A Tear Take To Dry? 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.

Beautiful South's, "How Long's A Tear Take To Dry?"
Misheard Lyrics:
How long's the tea take to dry?
Original Lyrics:
How long's a tear take to dry?
Beautiful South's, "How Longs A Tear Take To Dry?"
Misheard Lyrics:
The heart was getting tired
When I lost a key in a fire.
Original Lyrics:
This heart was like a terdis
When I lost the key in a fight.

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