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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 They Say 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.

Deniece Williams & Phillip Bailey's, "They Say"
Misheard Lyrics:
He came to set the Cactus free
Original Lyrics:
He came to set the captives free
The misheard lyrics are actually a miss-print in the actual lyric sheet
3T's, "They Say"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say we'll never lick it
I say that the a** is green.
Original Lyrics:
They say we'll never make it
I say that it's meant to be.

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