Loz (lozenger8) wrote,
Loz
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I'm just curious - is it possible to have mondegreens for phrases as well as song lyrics? You know - you've heard a phrase, and thought it was saying one thing, and wrote it accordingly - and apparently the phrase was completely different? Or, you're not entirely sure, but the accepted convention is completely different.

I'm thinking of examples like "hear, hear!" (so often becoming "here, here!", which makes sense but isn't correct) or "toe the line" becoming "tow the line".
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  • Too cool for school...

    I'm back at school! Things aren't the smoothest they could be. We've had a major technological meltdown which is causing several of my colleagues…

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