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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 What It Is? 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.

Mark Knopfler's, "What It Is?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Old mother told me
God knows what I could do with you.
Original Lyrics:
Cold on the tollgate
God knows what I could do with you.
Busta Rhymes', "What It Is?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What the...what it is right now?
Original Lyrics:
Busta...what it is right now?
Mark Knopfler's, "What It Is"
Misheard Lyrics:
The smell of dirty Dick
Is still inside her little mouth
Original Lyrics:
The ghost of Dirty Dick
Is still in search of Little Nell

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