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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. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

Song names are sorted by first letter, excluding A and The. This is sorted by song title only, not by song title and performer. So if two different performers preformed the same song, you'll see misheard lyrics for both on the same page (provided the song title was spelt the same both times, and misheard lyrics have been submitted for both!).

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Here's a couple of the most recent entries...

Mariah Carey's, "All I Want for Christmas Is You"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Make my wish come, Drew
The Real Lyrics:
Make my wish come true
The Story: That refers to Drew Carey, not really a friend of Mariah Carey. - Submitted by: Cody Finke
Lil' Jon's, "Turn Down for What"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Turn down the what.
The Real Lyrics:
Turn down for what.
The Story: I always thought that this song said "turn down the what?" Like the singer couldn't hear what the other person had said(likely turn down the music). - Submitted by: Obeekey Bee

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