Posted by: episystechpubs | February 20, 2015

Editor’s Corner: Contest Submissions and Results

Good morning! Thank you to everyone who sent in their mondegreens (misheard song lyrics) to the Editor’s Corner for the latest contest. I received over 100, though several of them were repeats and a few of them were not for polite company. (They made me laugh, but I like my job so I won’t be passing them on!) Over the next few weeks I will share your co-workers’, friends’, clients’, and families’ submissions with you.

The winner of the book, Hit Me with Your Pet Shark: Misheard Lyrics of the 1980s, by Charles Grosvenor Jr. is Morris Hardin. Congratulations to a great guy! I’ll bring your book down some time this morning.

Happy Friday!

Song Title Artist/Group Actual Lyrics Mondegreen
Wandering Eyes Ronnie McDowell I got wanderin’ eyes,

It’s true, I love the ladies

I got one weary eye,

It’s true, I love the ladies

Pour Some Sugar on Me Def Leppard Pour some sugar on me
In the name of love
Your son cheated on me

In the name of love

Pour Some Sugar on Me Def Leppard Pour some sugar on me
Come on fire me up
Pour some sugar on me

Come on fry me up

Bodies Drowning Pool Let the bodies hit the floor Let the bicycle go
You Are Not Alone Michael Jackson I can hear your prayers
Your burdens I will bear
I can hear your prayers
Your burgers are the best
Blank Space Taylor Swift Got a long list of ex-lovers,
They’ll tell you I’m insane
All the lonely Starbucks lovers,

They’ll tell you I’m insane

Edge of Seventeen Stevie Nicks Just like a white-winged dove Just like a one-winged dove
Heard It in a Love Song The Marshall Tucker Band Heard it in a love song Pretty little love song

and

Purtier than a love song

White Flag Dido I will go down with this ship I will go down with the fishes
How Do I Live? LeAnn Rimes How do I live without you?
How do I breathe without you?
How do I leave without you?

How do I grieve without you?

Living on a Prayer Bon Jovi Living on a prayer Living on a prairie
Dead or Alive Bon Jovi On a steel horse I ride On a stale horse I ride

Kara Church

Technical Editor, Advisory


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