My Mephetic Life
mondegreen is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase as a result of near homophony, in a way that gives it a new meaning. It most commonly is applied to a line in a poem or a lyric in a song. 

THE MISHEARD:  “You don’t have to live like an amputee” Real Lyric: “You don’t have to live like a refugee” Artist: Tom PettySong: Refugee

mondegreen is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase as a result of near homophony, in a way that gives it a new meaning. It most commonly is applied to a line in a poem or a lyric in a song. 



THE MISHEARD:  “You don’t have to live like an amputee”

Real Lyric: “You don’t have to live like a refugee”

Artist: Tom Petty

Song: Refugee

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