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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!).

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OMD's, "If You Leave"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I Dutch you once
I Dutch you twice
I won't let go at Enterprise
The Real Lyrics:
I touch you once
I touch you twice
I won't let go at any price
The Story: As in the Space Shuttle Enterprise. - Submitted by: Cody Finke
OMD's, "Messages"
The Misheard Lyrics:
And menstruation is this plan of yours
To ensure I don't forget
The Real Lyrics:
It makes it worse is this a plan of yours
To ensure I don't forget
The Story: I just learned the real lyrics, but I kind of like mine better! - Submitted by: Neil
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New entries in this section are currently reviewed by Brian Kelly. Previous editors (if any) are listed on the editors page.


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