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Melanie C's, "Going Down"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I am not a horse
I just want some corn.
The Real Lyrics:
I am not a whore
I've just gone hardcore.
The Story: Melanie C sings through some crackling and muffled effect in this song. So she sounds like the teacher on the Charlie Brown and Snoopy cartoons at the best of times. At first, I thought she was trying to be metaphorical in some way by comparing herself to a horse. But then I started wondering if horses are actually renowned for eating corn---and gradually accepted that what I heard didn't make sense. Still, they're better than the real words, which are a laughably pathetic attempt from a pop star -- noteworthily a Spice Girl -- to 'rock up' her image. - Submitted by: Devil Jones
Melanie C's, "I Turn to You"
The Misheard Lyrics:
High ten to you
The Real Lyrics:
I turn to you
The Story: When I think "high five", I think "high ten" would be the proper way to say it with both hands. - Submitted by: Cody Finke

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