Today's edition of the Weekend Word Wrap is on mondegreens.
Long before I ever knew what a mondegreen was, I used to think the lyrics of David Bowie's "Suffragette City" went like this:
Hey man, oh leave me alone, you know
Hey man, oh Henry, get off the phone, I gotta
Hey man, I gotta straighten my face
This malaprop chick's just put my spine out of place
Of course, now I know the original malaprop chick is actually a "mellow-thighed chick," and my head hangs... READ ON