Misheard Lyrics

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Re: Misheard Lyrics

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101Walterton wrote:
30 Dec 2019, 5:17pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
30 Dec 2019, 2:58pm
JennyB wrote:
30 Dec 2019, 2:27pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
30 Dec 2019, 12:51pm
JennyB wrote:
30 Dec 2019, 12:47pm


How dare you. Bjorn and Frida only shop at Ikea.
Years ago, we knew a student from Sweden. She referred to Ikea as "the welfare system," meaning North Americans were funding Sweden's safety net.
Particle board safety net!
Ikea is just a front for the Allen wrench industry.
They would flatly deny that!
They're clearly not being straight with us.
Back off, or I'll blow the roof off—with sound!

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Elton John in footbal (american) season, Buh-Buh-Buh-Bettin' on the Jets
We reach the parts other combos cannot reach
We beach the beachheads other armies cannot beach
We speak the tongues other mouths cannot speak

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Not knowing the title of the song from Smokey and the Bandit, I'd always misheard the first line as, "He's bound to die..."
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Silent Majority wrote:
30 Apr 2020, 11:31am
Not knowing the title of the song from Smokey and the Bandit, I'd always misheard the first line as, "He's bound to die..."
"We got a short way to go and a long time to get there. Wait. Scratch that. Reverse it." Smokey Wonka.
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

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Aimee Mann would be one of my top 5 artists/groups.

Lost in Space in my favourite Aimee Mann album

High on Sunday 51 is one of my favourite songs on Lost in Space

Yesterday I found out that she is singing:
Do I fall through what I might have been?

and not
To rifle through what I might have been

I've listened to this song hundreds of times over 19 years.

<mind blown>
Putting a little stick about. Putting the frighteners on flash little twerps

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oliver wrote:
29 Jun 2020, 10:58am
Aimee Mann would be one of my top 5 artists/groups.

Lost in Space in my favourite Aimee Mann album

High on Sunday 51 is one of my favourite songs on Lost in Space

Yesterday I found out that she is singing:
Do I fall through what I might have been?

and not
To rifle through what I might have been

I've listened to this song hundreds of times over 19 years.

<mind blown>
Ha! Love those little eureka moments.

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Re: Misheard Lyrics

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Olaf wrote:
29 Jun 2020, 11:17am
oliver wrote:
29 Jun 2020, 10:58am
Aimee Mann would be one of my top 5 artists/groups.

Lost in Space in my favourite Aimee Mann album

High on Sunday 51 is one of my favourite songs on Lost in Space

Yesterday I found out that she is singing:
Do I fall through what I might have been?

and not
To rifle through what I might have been

I've listened to this song hundreds of times over 19 years.

<mind blown>
Ha! Love those little eureka moments.
Yep - I wonder how many other lyrics I'm certain I know but am wrong about. My proud record of catching them before 20 years is still intact for now.
Putting a little stick about. Putting the frighteners on flash little twerps

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Re: Misheard Lyrics

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I thought the Moody Blues "Ride My See-Saw" was Ride, Icy Soul.
We reach the parts other combos cannot reach
We beach the beachheads other armies cannot beach
We speak the tongues other mouths cannot speak

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Re: Misheard Lyrics

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tepista wrote:
10 Sep 2020, 2:52pm
I thought the Moody Blues "Ride My See-Saw" was Ride, Icy Soul.
This is the only thing the Moody Blues mean to me

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