Misheard song's Lyrics

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  1. Amapola62
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    There's that song :

    And even if i listen to it several times I always mishear the lyrics the same way...

    Here are the lyrics according to Google with what I hear in parenthesis :

    You were a child
    Crawling on your knees toward him (I hear strolling personnally)
    Making momma so proud
    But your voice is too (i hear still) loud
    We like to watch you laughing
    Picking insects off of plants (I hear You pick the insects off the plants)
    No time to think of consequences

    Control (I hear enjoy) yourself
    Take only what you need from it (I hear them)
    A family of trees wanting (I hear falling) to be haunted

    Control (I hear enjoy) yourself
    Take only what you need from it (I hear them)
    A family of trees wanting (I hear falling) to be haunted

    The water is warm
    But it's sending me shivers
    A baby is born
    Crying out for attention (sometimes I hear protection)
    Memories fade
    Like looking through a fogged (It sometimes sounds like far to me) mirror
    Decisions too
    Decisions are made and not bought (I hear maybe not a popular thought)
    But I thought (That seem to not exist at all when I hear the song) this wouldn't hurt a lot
    I (I hear and) guess not

    Control (I hear enjoy) yourself
    Take only what you need from it (I hear them)
    A family of trees wanting (I hear falling) to be haunted

    Control (I hear enjoy) yourself
    Take only what you need from it (I hear them)
    A family of trees wanting (I hear falling) to be haunted

    Control (I hear enjoy) yourself
    Take only what you need from it (I hear them)
    A family of trees wanting (I hear falling) to be haunted

    Control (I hear enjoy) yourself
    Take only what you need from it (I hear them)
    A family of trees wanting (I hear falling) to be haunted

    Control (I hear enjoy) yourself
    Take only what you need from it (I hear them)
    A family of trees wanting (I hear falling) to be haunted

    Control (I hear enjoy) yourself
    Take only what you need from it (I hear them)
    A family of trees wanting (I hear falling) to be haunted

    Is it because I'm not a native English speaker, that I misunderstand some of the song's lyrics? Are there songs you mishear the lyrics of?
     
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    It's called buffalaxing, a term coined by a user of the same name who's sadly no longer on YouTube.
     
  4. Veho

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    No, it's called a "mondegreen", https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mondegreen .
    Buffalaxing refers to intentionally misinterpreting lyrics from a different language based on their similarity with some English words or phrases.
     
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    Under Tomato Hentai's stairs
    Loose yourself. Mom's spaghetti
     
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    How is that misheard?
     
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    I must say I never can remember the actual words
     
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    For years my older brother thought the lyric was "Eddie are you walking, are you walking Eddie"

    Obviously it should Annie are you ok!?
     
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    It's kinda a joke. The song "loose yourself" by eminem has been edited so it's mostly about "mom's spaghetti". Search for " eminem - mom's spaghetti" on youtube
     
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    Then it's just a lousy edit ala Youtube poop.
    Prolly lacks creativity as well...

    Anyway,
    I got that in me car a lot.
    Loud music, upped the treble a bit so that the voices are a bit clearer.
    (Due to the large variety of music I play in me car, I can't really remove half me car audio just to tweak the amp for that particular genre)
    Usually when Auto-tune is used in a song is the moment where one start to mishear lyrics



    From 2.55 onwards:

    All alone, all alone trying to read all the faces unspoken.
    In other words I must be broken.
    Hypnotize me, make me believe that this was all just a dream.
    I wish I was.

    Weaponize me, make me believe that I must be dreaming
    I wish I was.

    Whilst it's just "Hypnotize me" in the original.
     
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    I heard "legacies, family" but actually he was just talking about cars.