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Re: Another Mondegreen

Posted by Bookworm on October 22, 2002

In Reply to: Mondegreen posted by Bruce Kahl 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!

I knew someone who misheard "Young hearts be free tonight" from Young Turks by Rod Stewart as "Your horse runs free tonight."