I was thinking about two of my childhood mondegreens tonight, and for the first time I searched for them to see if I was the only one who had (mis)heard the same thing. Turns out I’m not as unique as I thought.
Stop in my neighborhood instead of stop in the name of love
From “Stop! In the Name of Love”
Hold me closer, Tony Danza instead of hold me closer, tiny dancer
From “Tiny Dancer.” This was even in a Friends episode.
Still, I do have one that I only learned was incorrect last year:
People vacuuming on New Year’s Eve with a smile