Mondegreen, Part 2 (You Merry Music Man)


When I was younger, I knew about two words of Elton John's "Tiny Dancer." The rest of the words I just murfled or made up as I went along. Well, now that I've gotten used to those words, it's just about impossible for me to sing the right ones. So here, for your pleasure...one night... Continue Reading →

Mondegreen


There's this phenomenon called mondegreen (which I learned about in Linguistics, big surprise) which occurs when the brain misinterprets song lyrics. It was a sad, sad day in Linguistics when I realized realized that mondegreen is practically an integral part of my life. Welcome to the land of the ice and snow, where the middleducks... Continue Reading →

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