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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 Third World Man 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.

Steely Dan's, "Third World Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
And where did he get so 'Mondo'.
Original Lyrics:
E l'era del terzo mondo.
In Providence, the 'Mondo' style was big among Portuguese guys from Fox Point -- lots of sharp toed lizard shoes and stilletto sideburns.

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