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Old 06-24-2010, 06:31 PM
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Default Re: Song lyrics and other cloaked references

LOL Jon e ... John Fogerty is a helpful man :)

From Mondegreen Central:
The term "mondegreen" was coined by Sylvia Wright in a 1954 Atlantic article. As a child, young Sylvia had listened to a folk song that included the lines "They had slain the Earl of Moray/And Lady Mondegreen." As is customary with misheard lyrics, she didn't realize her mistake for years. The song was not about the tragic fate of Lady Mondegreen, but rather, the continuing plight of the good earl: "They had slain the Earl of Moray/And laid him on the green."
The ants are my friend, they're blowing in the wind ...

Everyone knows that You're So Vain was written about Warren Beatty, don't they?

Raspberry sauce ... I buried Paul ... someone obviously failed the aural ink blot test!
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