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Mondegreen

Posted by Bruce Kahl on October 22, 2002

In Reply to: Ghostbusters - misheard lyric posted by Ned Johnson on October 22, 2002

: Who ya gonna call? - Phone's busted

A misheard lyric is called a mondegreen.

Until about 2 years ago, in Bad Moon Rising by Creedence I heard a lyric as "There's a bathroom on the right" instead of "There's a bad moon on the rise".
duh!