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A quick link to a small item: my New York Times Magazine sidebar on five of my favorite misheard lyrics is now up on their 6th Floor Blog.

posted 23 July 2012 in Outside, Tasty Bits. no comments yet

Lady Mondegreen, Children at Your Feet

Howdy, New York Times readers. If you came here looking for mondegreens, I suggest you try clicking here. And if not, then this is a moment for me to say how cool it was to do a sidebar in the Times Magazine this past Sunday with five of my favorite misheard lyrics: it’s always weird […]

posted 17 July 2012 in Tasty Bits. no comments yet

Mondegreen Update

I’m basically out of the mondegreen business these days, but I still file away misheard lyrics, and recently had two that you may find interesting. The first was from Jay-Z on his “Empire State of Mind” single with Alicia Keys. I thought he was rapping “Long live the World Trade / Long live the Kingdome,” […]

posted 2 December 2010 in Tasty Bits. no comments yet