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Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics, Metallica

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Metallica's, "Broken, Beat, & Scarred"
The Lyrics:
What don't kill ya, make ya more strong.
Ugh! "What don't doesn't kill you makes you stronger." is the common phrase, but the proper phrase, "That which does not kill us, makes us stronger," is what the group "paraphrased" this quote from, which is culled from German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche's book "Twilight of the Idols".
Submitted by: Thaddeus Gammelthorpe
Metallica's, "Creeping Death"
The Lyrics:
Slaves! Hebrews born to serve
To the Pharaoh...
The correct form is "Hebrews born to serve the Pharaoh" ("to" after "serve" makes an awkward redundancy), but it wouldn't fit in the meter if sung that way.
Submitted by: Chowder

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