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25 September 2009 @ 02:18 pm
lyrics i got wrong  

It turns out the line in “Eye of the Tiger” is not “rising up from the terrors of Elvira” after all. Who knew?

(x-posted from the essential kit)
 
 
Current Mood: amusedamused
 
 
 
All Over The Mapjemck on September 25th, 2009 02:08 pm (UTC)
This kind of mishearing is called a mondegreen

how sad is it that I know that?
The Bellinghmanbellinghman on September 25th, 2009 02:25 pm (UTC)
'Scuse me while I kiss this guy'

(Cough)

No, you're not sad at all.
kitmizkit on September 25th, 2009 02:27 pm (UTC)
Actually I think of the people I know, I'm least surprised that you know what it's called. :)
The Bellinghmanbellinghman on September 25th, 2009 02:51 pm (UTC)
She probably knows the etymology, too.

(I just knew the word - I'd have to research the etymology.)
desperancedesperance on September 25th, 2009 08:57 pm (UTC)
"They ha' slain the Earl Amurray and Lady Mondegreen."

*gives himself away*

*again*