Misheard lyrics quiz!

QUIZ

1. Because there ain’t no hall of fat girls

2. I got my first real sex change

3. We’re living in a Pony Keg and giving out Barq’s.

4. And there you are…copulating on a chocolate bar.

5. What’s love but a sticky body lotion?

6. Turn the power up Or we spend the night watching hillbilly movies so, let’s go

7. As if I’d never noticed the way she brushed her hair and farted

8. Stand beside her, and guide her. Through the night with a light from a bug.

9. If there’s a buzzard in your bedroom, don’t be alarmed now

10. I’m hot blooded, check me for fleas

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ANSWERS

1. Holla Back Girl by Gwen Stefani

Real lyric:  Because there ain’t no hollaback girl

Misheard:  Because there ain’t no hall of fat girls

The story:  just my silly mom actually believing these words

2. Summer Of ’69 by Bryan Adams

Real lyric:  Got my first real six-string

Misheard:  I got my first real sex change

The story:  I started singing it like that at school and everybody thought I was gross.

3.  Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler

Real lyric:  We’re living in a powderkeg and giving off sparks.

Misheard: We’re living in a Pony Keg and giving out Barq’s.

The story:  Singing it loudly in my friend’s jeep. I was living in Cincinnati at the time, a Pony Keg is hwat the locals called the corner shop, and Barq’s was a local brand of soft drink. It made sense to me at the time.

4. Good Ship Lollipop by Shirley Temple

Real lyric:  And there you are…happy landing on a chocolate bar.

Misheard:  And there you are…copulating on a chocolate bar.

The story:  When I was working on a show that had it…I knew that couldn’t be the real words, but for life of me I couldn’t work it out till I got the lyric sheet!

5. What’s Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner

Real lyric:  What’s love but a second-hand emotion?

Misheard:  What’s love but a sticky body lotion?

The story: I was in the car with my mother and we were listening to “Jammin 105”, when this song came on and I started singing along, and suddenly we got pulled over by a cop and I still couldn’t stop singing it. The guy looked at me like I was crazy.

6.  I Wanna Rock by Twisted Sister

Real lyric:  Turn the power up. I’ve waited for so long so I could hear my favorite song so, let’s go

Misheard:  Turn the power up Or we spend the night watching hillbilly movies so, let’s go

The story:  I was almost sure this can’t be the right, so I searched the lyrics on the internet.

7. Graceland by Paul Simon

Real lyric:  As if I’d never noticed the way she brushed her hair from her forehead.

Misheard:  As if I’d never noticed the way she brushed her hair and farted

The story:  Having misheard this from the first play, singing my version in the car had become second nature…until a passenger (my boss) pointed out that it was unlikely that Paul Simon would stoop to toilet humor to sell a tune!

8. God Bless America

Real lyric:  Stand beside her, and guide her. Through the night with a light from above.

Misheard:  Stand beside her, and guide her. Through the night with a light from a bug.

The story:  It is my three-year-old son who belts out this lyric. He believes that the song is referring to a firefly.

9. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

Real lyric:  If there’s a bustle in your hedgerow, don’t be alarmed now

Misheard:  If there’s a buzzard in your bedroom, don’t be alarmed now

The story:  My boyfriend looked at me with disgust and informed me that song is sacred! Oops!

10. Hot Blooded by Foreigner

Real lyric:  I’m hot blooded, check it and see

Misheard:  I’m hot blooded, check me for fleas

The story: I was doing my Lou Gramm impersonation. Obviously, it flopped.

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