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Frazz by Jef Mallett for November 03, 2017

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    childe_of_pan  about 4 years ago

    “That’s the way that the world goes ‘roundYou’re up one day, the next you’re downIt’s a half-an-inch of water and you think you’re gonna drownThat’s the way that the world goes ’round” John Prine, “That’s The Way the World Goes Round”

    During a break a woman asked him to sing the “Happy Enchilada” song. Turns out that’s what she thought the third line was.

    (I suspect the strip will result in the posting of many musical mondegreens…) “Scuze me while I kiss this guy…”

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    Ceeg22 Premium Member about 4 years ago

    She did say the litter was blowing, so I say she deliberately misunderstood

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    nos.nevets  about 4 years ago

    “I can see all popsicles in my way.” Jim Croce

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    sandpiper  about 4 years ago

    @nos.nevets: whoever sang it, I still like your take on it

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    cabalonrye  about 4 years ago

    The nice thing about this strip is that I am discovering American music.

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    Veni Vidi Vici Premium Member about 4 years ago

    “Hold me closer, Tony Danza.”

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    42ntson  about 4 years ago

    What a long strange trip it’s been.

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    Kroykali  about 4 years ago

    “There’s a bathroom on the right.” – CCR

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    wagnertinatlanta  about 4 years ago

    Go to the Wikipedia entry “mondegreen.” It’s hilarious.

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    smoore47  about 4 years ago

    Revved up like a douche

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    MissScarlet Premium Member about 4 years ago

    In a godda da vida (this is said so often most don’t know ‘In the Garden of Eden’ by Iron Butterfly).

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    Jeff0811  about 4 years ago

    There is currently a commercial running on Pandora, about Glasses I think, and in the background there someone is singing what sounds like “Fried rice”. I don’t know what they are singing, but I know that isn’t it.

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    Lizard Lass Premium Member about 4 years ago

    For some reason, I always find misheard lyrics hilarious. So I really enjoyed today’s comic! It was also pretty sweet.

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    scherzo  about 4 years ago

    From my experience, people who call a thing “one of the best” songs, books, movies, bikes, what-have-you, “ever” are not great fun to hang out with. Too doctrinaire. I prefer people who say, “One of my favorites. What’s yours?”

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    lagoulou  about 4 years ago

    Mairsey dotes and dosey dotes and little damsey divey….

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    Arianne  about 4 years ago

    Thanks to Mike Nesmith, I started calling these misunderstood lyrics “One ton tomatoes” long before I had the internet, or could look up the term mondegreen.

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    William Taylor Premium Member about 4 years ago

    Then there’s always the Kingsmen………. “A…… Lou-EYE, lou-EYE…………”………. (this is an old people test, young’uns are excused……) ……….. ;-)

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    Arianne  about 4 years ago

    https://youtu.be/-26vQtQZvVk

    One Ton Tomato from Television Parts.

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    tammyspeakslife Premium Member about 4 years ago

    All the boys think she’s a spaz (star) she’s got, Betty Davis’ eyes! I knew someone who insisted that Kim Cairns was saying spaz (’’)

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    Arianne  about 4 years ago

    Yeah, lots of kids in junior high got kinda worked up about the prospect of Elton John’s Benny (and the Jets) having electric boobs.

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    Hippogriff  about 4 years ago

    And we are coming up on the time to sing Deck Us All With Boston Charlie

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    ellisaana Premium Member about 4 years ago

    And one, courtesy of Walt Kelly’s Pogo – “Good King Sauerkraut look out! Your feet are all uneven.”

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    TheWildSow  about 4 years ago

    The Girl With Colitis Goes Bye.

    Probably looking for a bathroom – I hear there’s one on the right!

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    RAGs  about 4 years ago

    There is also the man who heard his grandchild recite, “Lead us not in to Penn Station, but deliver us from eagles.”

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    Masterskrain Premium Member about 4 years ago

    “Excuse me while I kiss this guy…” Jimi Hendrix.

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    Night-Gaunt49  about 4 years ago

    Frazz

    13 hrs ·

    Maybe you’re familiar with J.J. Cale, maybe you’re not, but you are, just not by name. If you’re alive today, you’re almost certainly familiar with some of his songs. You may, in fact, be a little surprised to learn Eric Clapton did not write his hit, “Cocaine.” Or “After Midnight.” Played the hell out of them, to be sure. But no better than Cale himself, which I think Clapton might be the first to point out.

    I remember Dizzy Gillespie declaring at a concert, “If it’s good TO ya, it’s gotta be good FOR ya!” So kale is good for ya, but not everyone thinks it’s all that good to them. But Cale was good to, and for, everyone.

    That last paragraph was mostly to fill space and remember a good Dizzy Gillespie concert but that, alas, I never saw Cale perform. That’s all. Don’t judge me too harshly. I’m the sensitive kind.

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    Stephen Gilberg  about 4 years ago

    To be fair, it’s hard to hear the Z over the instruments. And Cale did write about cocaine.

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    Arianne  about 4 years ago

    Trash talking, Frazz style. ☺

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    childe_of_pan  about 4 years ago

    “Bingo jet had a light on”. -(Not really)Steve Miller

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    childe_of_pan  about 4 years ago

    Almost forgot: “Since she put me down there’s been owls puking in my bed”. -(Not really)The Beach boys

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    STACEY MARSHALL Premium Member about 4 years ago

    I pledge allegiance to the flag, and to the Republicans for which it stands.And forgive us our trash, as we forgive those who put trash in our baskets.As the waters armed and twined (In no other’s arms entwine).First Fed’l and Mommysociation (First Federal and Loan Association).Baby More Hospital (Bay Memorial Hospital).

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    gocubzgo  about 4 years ago

    Hold me closer Tony Danza, Count the head lice on my hiney, If you find one change the linens, You’ll have to buy a bed today.

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    lee85736  about 4 years ago

    Nobody mentioned “Blinded by the Light.” It’s “Little Early Purly came by in his curly-wurly and asked me if I needed a ride.” It is not “…gave my anus curly-whirly…” Ecch.

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