Have you ever found yourself singing the wrong lyrics to a song? It’s happened to all of us and the reason for the confusion is because of mondegreens. A mondegreen ‘is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase as a result of near homophony’. DirectLyrics have compiled a list of the most commonly misunderstood lyrics below.
I have one to add:
The Stone Roses – I Wanna be Adored
Mondegreen: I Wanna be a door.
(via Column Five Media)