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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...

Billy Joel's, "Close To The Borderline"
The Misheard Lyrics:
A buck three eighty Won't buy you much lady on the street these days
The Real Lyrics:
A buck three eighty Won't buy you much lately on the street these days
The Story: I figured even the cheapest hookers were out of his price range. - Submitted by: Ras
The Lone Bellow's, "Cold As It Is"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Dumb as it is I believe I'm a dog
The Real Lyrics:
Cold as it is, I wouldn't leave my baby doll
The Story: It took me over a year to find this song because I can't understand a word of it! - Submitted by: Ceej

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