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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 Linger 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.

The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Babies would be so confused.
Original Lyrics:
Things wouldn't be so confused.
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I need sunscreen
Original Lyrics:
But I'm in so deep
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you always ruin you
I just want to be with you
And I meant something.
Original Lyrics:
But you always really knew
I just want to be with you
But I'm in so deep.
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you always rule with you
I just wanna be with you.
Original Lyrics:
But you always really knew
I just wanna be with you.
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you have to let in labour?
Original Lyrics:
Do you have to let it linger?
Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you have to live in danger?
Original Lyrics:
Do you have to let it linger?
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you have to pull my finger?
Original Lyrics:
Do you have to let it linger?
Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you have to spit and angels?
Original Lyrics:
Do you have to let it linger?
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you have to believe in rainbows?
or
Do you have to let it lay there?
or
Do you have to smell my finger
or
Do you have to wet your finger
or
Do you have to suck my finger?
or
Do you have to suck my finger?
Original Lyrics:
Do you have to let it linger?
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
I swallowed goo with you.
Original Lyrics:
I just want to be with you.
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
I swore I would protrude.
Original Lyrics:
I swore I would be true.
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
I swore, I swore I would be true
And have 'n sown with you.
Original Lyrics:
I swore, I swore I would be true
And honey so did you.
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm searching food for you
Original Lyrics:
I'm such a fool for you
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm such a food to you.
You've got me roger roger roger roger...
Original Lyrics:
I'm such a fool for you.
You've got me wrapped around your finger
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's ruling everyday.
Original Lyrics:
It's ruining ev'rything.
Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, I thought the worst of you.
I thought happiness was wrong,
But I was wrong, I was wrong.
And I feel so used. If you, if you could get by
Trying not to lie,
Things wouldn't be so confused,
And I wouldn't feel so used,
But you always really knew I just want to be with you.
Original Lyrics:
Oh I thought the world of you
I thought nothing could go wrong
But I was wrong, I was wrong
If you, if you could get by
Trying not to lie
Things wouldn't be so confused
And I wouldn't feel so used
But you always really knew I just want to be with you
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got a crap upon your finger
Original Lyrics:
You got me wrapped around your finger
Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me warped around a wringer ahar-ahar.
Original Lyrics:
You've got me wrapped around your finger.
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me wrapped around your finger, ah, ha, ha
Do you have too many fingers?
Do you have too, do you have too
Do you have too many fingers?
Original Lyrics:
You got me wrapped around your finger, ah, ha, ha
Do you have to let it linger?
Do you have to, do you have to
Do you have to let it linger?
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm a poo for you
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm just a food for you
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm just a fool for you
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm searching food for you
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm searching foods for you
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm searching fools for you.
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you.
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm searching pools for you.
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you.
Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm such a food for you
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you
Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool, oh yeah
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've got me raped by your finger.
Original Lyrics:
You've got me wrapped around your finger.
Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've got me wrapped around your finger and arm.
Original Lyrics:
You've got me wrapped around your finger... aaaaaahhh.

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