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They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by BENNU » Wed Aug 10, 2016 4:13 pm

In a facebook group, we are discussing how as children we had misunderstood some lines in songs and sung them in a funny way. Someone just shared that they used to hear and sing:

"Ground control to Mao Tse-Tung."
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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by Horus » Wed Aug 10, 2016 5:00 pm

:lol: :lol:
My son had a girlfriend who did the same when singing the song ‘Love is all around’ by Wet, Wet, Wet. When she came to the line “I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my toes” she would always sing “I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my nose,” much to my amusement. :snig:
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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by HEPZIBAH » Wed Aug 10, 2016 5:00 pm

When I was a child there was a popular song and in our family we always heard it as 'Oats in a Man'. I used to puzzle over this and didn't understand. Later, I came to learn that the song was 'O Sinner Man' (where ya gonna run to). I think it was by the New Christy Minstrals.
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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by Who2 » Wed Aug 10, 2016 5:42 pm

"My ears are alight!..... 8)
"The Salvation of Mankind lies in making everything the responsibility of All"
Sophocles.

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by carrie » Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:31 pm

Oh a tree in motion see it gently sway.... my version poetry in motion.

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by Mad Dilys » Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:21 pm

Oh, a tree in motion .......................
Smile! It confuses people

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by HEPZIBAH » Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:22 pm

:lol: I had no 'Poetry' either but lots of trees in motion.
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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by Horus » Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:27 pm

:lol: :lol: laughed at all of those, Dr Who's 'The Israelite' Desmond Dekker :up
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And Poetry in motion by Johnny Tillotson
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All together now, "Oooh oh, me ears are alight" ............. "see a tree in motion, see her gentle swa-aay" :a24:

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by Winged Isis » Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:39 pm

Google "Mondegreens" to find out more.
Carpe diem! :le:

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by Remus » Thu Aug 11, 2016 7:22 am

Hendrix: Scuse me while I kiss this guy.

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by Major Thom » Thu Aug 11, 2016 7:33 am

Valerie instead of "Out of Reach"

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by Major Thom » Thu Aug 11, 2016 4:29 pm

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Will this be my epilogue I wonder..... :lol:

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by newcastle » Thu Aug 11, 2016 7:37 pm

Major Thom wrote: Will this be my epilogue I wonder..... :lol:

Wouldn't this suit you better?

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by BENNU » Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:57 pm

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Re: They misunderstood Major Tom

Post by newcastle » Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:05 am

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:a8: :a8: :a8: Absolutely hilarious !

"Who put the goat in there...." and other lyrics you'd rather forget!

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