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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 When Johnny Comes Marching Home 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.

Traditional's, "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"
Misheard Lyrics:
The men will cry, the people shout
The ladies, they will all pass out
Original Lyrics:
The men will cheer, the boys will shout
The ladies they will all turn out

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