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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 Sweet the Sting 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.

Tori Amos', "Sweet the Sting"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm so consumed by the
Shame, shame, shame inside
'Cause I'm a-lunching with a close-up
To the tip of this girl, Beyon... cé
Original Lyrics:
If so, then somebody
Shake, shake, shake me sane
'Cause I am inching ever closer
To the tip of this scorpion's... tail
I know she couldn't have said "Beyoncé", but I swear it sounded like that!

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