Mondegreen Theology

First of all, an apology for the extreme delay in having a blog up. July has went by in a heartbeat with so much happening, getting keys to our apartment and preaching in my home church. Less than nine weeks till the big day so, while I would love to sit and write every other day for whoever reads these, I promise nothing!

This is something I had been thinking about doing for a while, so, here it is…

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands

Do you ever listen to a song and completely mishear the lyrics? I’m sure you have, it happens to us all, certainly to me! It can lead to embarrassment, especially in the context of singing in a car/at a concert/in public, where your pitiful lack of knowledge on the lyrics of a song is laid bare for all to see and scoff at! The shame!

Here are a few examples of lyrics that are commonly misheard!

Let’s pee in the corner, let’s pee in the spotlight / That’s me in the corner, that’s me in the spotlight. REM – Losing My Religion.

What a nice surprise, when your rabbit dies / What a nice surprise, bring your alibis. The Eagles – Hotel California.

A year has passed since I broke my nose / A year has passed since I wrote my note. The Police – Message in a Bottle.

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