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In order to make a rhyme work, sometimes a singer will mis-pronunce a word intentionatly.

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Scorpions', "I've Got To Be Free"
The Lyrics:
No taste in your actions
Why:
Klaus Meine pronounced "actions" as "ack-shones."
Submitted by: Joey F.
All About Eve's, "D For Desire"
The Lyrics:
Dreaming of the vase //
Severed roses drawn in their vases
Why:
"Vase" rhymes with "cars" in UK English. It's not a mispronunciation, but a different pronunciation.
Submitted by: Joey F.
Cacumen's, "You Are My Destiny"
The Lyrics:
You are a poison that runs down my vein
Why:
"Vein" sounds like "veen"; it didn't rhyme with "vain." (Cacumen was later renamed Bonfire.)
Submitted by: Joey F.
Scorpions', "Speedy's Coming"
The Lyrics:
Now hear what he says
For he says, "I love you, little girl"
Why:
Klaus Meine rhymed "says" with "pays."
Submitted by: Joey F.
Sister Janet Mead's, "The Lord's Prayer"
The Lyrics:
Hallowed be thy name
Why:
In all instances of "hallowed", she pronounced it as "hallow-wed". Three syllables!
Submitted by: Joey F.
Tom Lehrer's, "The Elements"
The Lyrics:
These are the only ones of which the news has come to Harvard,
And there may be many others, but they haven't been discovered.
Why:
The words Harvard and Discovered are both mispronounced in order to make this rhyme.
Submitted by: EF
Emilie Ramirez's, "Tranquilizer"
The Lyrics:
Tranquilizer tranquilizer
Why:
Emilie always mispronounces "tranquilizer" as "trankalizer"
Submitted by: Courtney Windexer
Terry Jacks', "Seasons In The Sun"
The Lyrics:
We had joy, we had fun,
We had seasons in the sun
Why:
Terry drops the H from "had" every time, making it sound like "add"
Submitted by: The Kicking Lady
Alanis Morissette's, "You Oughta Know"
The Lyrics:
An older version of me
is she perverted like me
Would she go down on you into a theater?
Why:
She pronounces "theater" as "THEER-ter" instead of "thee-A-ter", the common pronunciation.
Submitted by: Sheila Oh
Peppa Pig's, "Birdy Birdy Woof Woof"
The Lyrics:
The birds go woof, the dogs go tweet.
Why:
It sounds like she is singing "the bats go woof" instead, due the english accents the characters have.
Submitted by: The Mole

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