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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 I Saw Three Ships 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.

Traditional's, "I Saw Three Ships"
Misheard Lyrics:
Diversion Mary and Christ were there.
Original Lyrics:
The Virgin Mary and Christ were Thee.
Traditional's, "I Saw Three Ships"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our Savior Christ and His lady
Original Lyrics:
Our Savior Christ and His sleigh-de

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