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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Stories -> Bluecoat C. of E. school (Walsall) choir

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.

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Bluecoat C. of E. school (Walsall) choir's, "Ding Dong Merrily on High"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Glo o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o ria Hosanna in a shell suit.
The Real Lyrics:
Glo........ria Hosanna in excelsis
The Story: My niece aged (then) 3 24...sang along with these words... when corrected and the meaning of the real words explained.....listened very carefully to the next verse and announced "See, aunty, they DO say shell suit." - Submitted by: Chris Rudd
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