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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 Pretty Mary K 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.

Elliott Smith's, "Pretty Mary K"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the soldiers at the fort waved you away.
Original Lyrics:
But a soldier's uniform waved you away.
Elliott Smith's, "Pretty Mary K"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walked 'round the block to Doctor St. James.
Original Lyrics:
Walked down the dock and talked to St. James.

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