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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.

This page contains a list of the songs that have stories about their misheard lyrics submitted.

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!).

Macklemore's, "Can't Hold Us"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Like the ceiling-fan holders.
The Real Lyrics:
Like the ceiling can't hold us.
The Story: It does sound like "ceiling fan" at first, and makes just as much sense. I figured it was about the singer being above it all. - Submitted by: Panda Rosa
Macklemore's, "Thrift Shop"
The Misheard Lyrics:
this is fucking blossom
The Real Lyrics:
this is fucking awesome
The Story: nothing - Submitted by: carl

There are more Macklemore misheard lyrics available.

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