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

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Shakespeare's Sister's, "An Emotional Thing"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Any motion law thing
The Real Lyrics:
An emotional thing
The Story: Yes, I was a geeky child. At the age of about seven, I was convinced this was a reference to Newton. Didn't hear the song again until years later when I realized my mistake - am surprised my mother never corrected me as I used to go around singing it. I mean it sort of made sense - 'and the sky sucked me upward...' - Submitted by: Ishtar

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