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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #45 on: July 27, 2009, 11:21:44 PM »
My son Adrian (9) loves the concept of mondegreens & on several occasions we've heard "Every Time You Go Away" on the radio & he belts out: "..you take a piece of meat with you!"

on a related note, I was talking to a fellow dad at school during pick up time today and we were discussing a recent incident in which his son, both of mine & a couple other boys were having difficulty settling who got to be in which tent at their campout last weekend.  I said that first one boy, and then my youngest, Gabriel, "volunteered to go to a different tent and extricated themselves from the situation".

Adrian was within earshot & started complaining, how come *his* tent didn't get any extra cake!
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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #46 on: July 28, 2009, 07:12:41 AM »
For years my brother's friend would hear these lines in Tom Petty's Jammin' Me

Take back your mess o' red tape,
Take back your those basketballs.
Take back any morphine
Give em all a place to go

the actual lyrics:

Take back Vanessa Redgrave
Take back Joe Piscopo
Take back Eddie Murphy
Give 'em all some place to go



I think we can see which ones have stood the test of time...  :)
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« Reply #47 on: July 28, 2009, 07:14:19 AM »
"the girl with colitis goes by"

"Every Time You Go Away" on the radio & he belts out: "..you take a piece of meat with you!"

both are true classics!
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« Reply #48 on: September 07, 2009, 10:29:01 AM »
I always heard Neil Diamond sing "She got the Western Movement" in Cherry, Cherry
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Genius of love
« Reply #49 on: February 12, 2010, 11:08:55 AM »
Well he's the Genius of Love
I always thought it was
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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #50 on: March 09, 2010, 04:06:33 AM »
"Take me to Harlem, and I'll always love you..."
-Aretha Franklin

"He wants to see you crawl, before I walk away, The reds and the whites and the Jews"
-Kings of Leon

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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #51 on: March 09, 2010, 07:35:13 AM »
"Take me to Harlem, and I'll always love you..."
-Aretha Franklin


Ree-Ree's doing a Snickers commercial with Liza Minelli (a variation on the Betty White/Abe Vigoda spot that ran during the Super Bowl).
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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #52 on: March 09, 2010, 10:03:22 AM »
"Take me to Harlem, and I'll always love you..."
-Aretha Franklin


Ree-Ree's doing a Snickers commercial with Liza Minelli (a variation on the Betty White/Abe Vigoda spot that ran during the Super Bowl).

Abe Vigoda is still alive?

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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #53 on: March 09, 2010, 10:05:25 AM »
"Take me to Harlem, and I'll always love you..."
-Aretha Franklin


Ree-Ree's doing a Snickers commercial with Liza Minelli (a variation on the Betty White/Abe Vigoda spot that ran during the Super Bowl).

Abe Vigoda is still alive?

I said the same thing! Had to see it with my own eyes!
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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #54 on: March 09, 2010, 10:05:51 AM »
"Take me to Harlem, and I'll always love you..."
-Aretha Franklin


Ree-Ree's doing a Snickers commercial with Liza Minelli (a variation on the Betty White/Abe Vigoda spot that ran during the Super Bowl).

Abe Vigoda is still alive?

Abe Vigoda Status
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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #55 on: March 09, 2010, 01:54:42 PM »
"Take me to Harlem, and I'll always love you..."
-Aretha Franklin


Ree-Ree's doing a Snickers commercial with Liza Minelli (a variation on the Betty White/Abe Vigoda spot that ran during the Super Bowl).

Abe Vigoda is still alive?

Abe Vigoda Status

Thanks. :)

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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #56 on: March 19, 2010, 09:55:35 AM »
DCFC, "Little Bribes" -- am I the only one who thought they were saying "you were like a walking condiment" (instead of "compliment")?
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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #57 on: June 21, 2010, 09:18:29 AM »
One that never occurred to me in 43 years of hearing "Groovin'" by the Rascals, but WLNG's Brian Bannon just said that he used to hear "you and me, endlessly..." as "you and me... and Lesley" (!)
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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #58 on: June 24, 2010, 09:29:18 AM »
One that never occurred to me in 43 years of hearing "Groovin'" by the Rascals, but WLNG's Brian Bannon just said that he used to hear "you and me, endlessly..." as "you and me... and Lesley" (!)

I've heard others say the same thing.  I never would have come up with that on my own.
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Re: Mondegreens
« Reply #59 on: June 24, 2010, 09:39:44 AM »
One that never occurred to me in 43 years of hearing "Groovin'" by the Rascals, but WLNG's Brian Bannon just said that he used to hear "you and me, endlessly..." as "you and me... and Lesley" (!)

I've heard others say the same thing.  I never would have come up with that on my own.

OTOH, I *always* hear "to get caught with Shirley'd be the death of us all" in "Smokin in the Boy's Room"
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