Here is a funny article on misheard song lyrics, especially by hard of hearing people. We all know that even hearing people mishear song lyrics at times. So here you are...
When youâ€™re Deaf or hard of hearing, sometimes things that are similar get muddled up, but itâ€™s not the end of the world â€“ in fact, itâ€™s often quite hilarious! http://limpingchicken.com/2013/11/29/top-10-misheard-song-lyrics/
For example, when I was a youngster I used to refer to the Pacific Ocean as the â€œspecificâ€ ocean â€“ and that was before I lost my hearing!
So, without further ado, I give to you my favourite top 10 misheard song lyrics. Itâ€™s best if you sing them out loud! Really, give it a try!
1. Madonna â€“ Like a Virgin
â€œLike a virginâ€¦ touched for the thirty-first time.â€
Oh Madonna you saucy minx! Iâ€™d heard sheâ€™d been around the block but my goodness!
Oh, hold onâ€¦ she was only â€œtouched for the very first timeâ€.
My mistake, Madge, I take it all back!
2. Billy Myers â€“ Kiss the Rain
Who is this Lorraine? And why is she so kissable?
Oh, apparently itâ€™s just Billy Myers being overly affectionate with the weather, and it should have been â€˜Kiss the rain.â€™
No wonder we got confused!
3. Jimi Hendrix â€“ Purple Haze
â€œScuse me while I kiss this guyâ€
More kissing?! I honestly didnâ€™t know Jimi Hendrix swung that way and thatâ€™s probably because he doesnâ€™t. He was in fact singing about kissing â€œthe sky.â€
Not that it makes any more sense.
4. Bryan Adams â€“ Summer of â€™69
â€œGot my first real sex dreamâ€
That is exactly the type of thing you should keep to yourself, Mr Adams!
He didnâ€™t actually get a sex dream though. Or at least, he didnâ€™t write a song about it anyway.
He got his â€œfirst real six stringâ€, a guitar.
Get your minds out of the gutter!
5. Bon Jovi â€“ Living On a Prayer
â€œIt doesnâ€™t matter if weâ€™re naked or notâ€
Depends where you are and who youâ€™re with surely? In fact, I can think of numerous scenarios in which clothes are essential.
But this wasnâ€™t a pro-nudism song anyway â€“ Bon Jovi simply didnâ€™t care if youâ€™d â€œmake it or notâ€, and clothing was optional.
6. Bee Gees â€“ More Than A Woman
â€œNormanâ€™s a woman, Normanâ€™s a woman to meâ€
I always knew there was something different about that guy Norman, and itâ€™s nice to know that the Bee Gees agree with me.
Except they donâ€™t and I owe Norman a huge apology. It actually was â€œMore than a woman, more than a woman to me.â€
Sorry Norm, must be the way you walk.
7. Issac Hayes â€“ Shaft
â€œHeâ€™s a carpet cleaning man but no-one understands him but his womanâ€
Ah yes, that John Shaft is a man of many talents; private detective, sex machine and avid carpet cleaner.
Unfortunately for those of you who spilt last nightâ€™s wine, the latter isnâ€™t true. You see, Shaft is actually a â€œcomplicated manâ€.
His domestic habits are yet to be documented.
8. Will Smith â€“ Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Theme
â€œShooting some people outside of the schoolâ€
Well, Iâ€™m shocked and appalled! Will Smith doesnâ€™t usually go for such controversial lyrics! But before you get yourselves worked up, let me clarify something for you.
Will was â€œshooting some B-ballâ€, which the cool kids tell me is street talk for participating in a game of basketball.
See? No harm done.
9. Joni Mitchell â€“ Big Yellow Taxi
â€œA gay pair of guys put up a parking lotâ€
Whatâ€™s this nonsense Joni Mitchell is spouting? What does sexual orientation have to do with building capabilities?
She should have gone with something like, oh I donâ€™t know â€œThey paved paradise and put up a parking lot.â€
Makes much more sense, whichever way the builders liked to swing.
10. Celine Dion â€“ My Heart Will Go On
â€œThe hot-dogs go on.â€
This was meant to be the theme to Titanic, wasnâ€™t it? Now, Iâ€™ve seen that film and at no point do hot-dogs make an appearance (you can keep your smutty jokes about the steamy car scene to yourself).
So what was she actually singing about then? The heart. â€œThe heart does go onâ€. Thatâ€™s much more romantic than a song about hot-dogs (no offence to hot-dog lovers throughout the world).