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Ghost of a Dog album at Amazon.com
The Misheard Lyrics:
Philosophy is the dog on a cereal box
The Real Lyrics:
Philosophy is the talk on a cereal box.
The Story: I thought it was about the idea of the picture of a dog on a cereal box and the dog was holding a cereal box with the same picture on it and it would go on and on and on. Philosophical arguments are a bit like that and I thought that was very profound at age about 20 years!! - Submitted by: Fiona Oldham
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