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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.

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The Spice Girls', "Spice Up Your Life"
The Misheard Lyrics:
What's up, g'day!
The Real Lyrics:
Spice up your life
The Story: Okay, my girl (best friend) Nikki and I used to share an office. While we worked (testing software), we listened to music. This song came on the radio and Nikki starts belting out the lyrics...until she comes to the part that goes, 'spice up your life!' Nikki busts out with, 'what's up, g'day!' I had this look on my face and was like, 'what did you just say?' omg, it cracks us both up to tears to this day! - Submitted by: Susan Kutell
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