Mondegreens 5.....is ALIVE!!!! by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

MassogliaB


Runner(s)-Up:

HealyT
What the heck is that?


Quiz Description

Ok so maybe the details of this quiz's demise was greatly exaggerated. You know the drill- name the song. (This is probably the last one for real though.)

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1 MassogliaB 424 97 15
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5 NathanL 332 76 15
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Questions:

"My friends in Iowa have cracked the code."

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Royals [Lorde]

"You bra keeps shinin' in the Sun..."

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Boys of Summer [Don Henley]

"Honestly, you promised me, you're never gonna find my bacon."

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Complicated [Avirl Lavigne]

“All of those tubas [or tunas] covered with oil”

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Margaritaville [Jimmy Buffet]

"Standin' on your momma's Porsche..."

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Summer of '69 [Bryan Adams]

"Know with all of your heart, you can't shave me..."

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Rather Be [Clean Bandit]

"Big Old Jed had a light on..."

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Jet Airliner [Steve Miller Band]

..."you take a piece of meat with you..."

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Everytime You Go Away [Paul Young, among others]

"Secret Asian man..."

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Secret Agent Man [Johnny Rivers]

"Steak and a knife..."

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Stayin' Alive [Bee Gees]

In a modern twist on the Mondegreen, in 2003 Geoffrey Pullum, coined this term. In it, the new phrase introduces a meaning that is different from the original, but plausible in the same context, such as "old-timers' disease" for "Alzheimer's disease".

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Eggcorn

We keep going back to that very first Mondegreen. The ballad it appears in is a well known tune associated with what country?

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Scotland [The Bonnie Earl O' Moray]