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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...

The Rolling Stones', "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I was raised by two lesbian hags
The Real Lyrics:
I was raised by a toothless, bearded hag
The Story: Hear at a "drunken" karaoke evening - Submitted by: Alison Halls
Rednex's, "Cotton Eye Joe"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Good afternoon to Cotton Eye Joe!
I've been married long time long.
The Real Lyrics:
If it hadn't been for Cotton Eye Joe
I'd have been married a long time ago.
The Story: Well, I was still learning English as a second language at the time... - Submitted by: Scandia

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