Mudcat Café message #542020 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #32340   Message #542020
Posted By: Lepus Rex
04-Sep-01 - 08:38 PM
Thread Name: any new mondegreens?
Subject: RE: any new mondegreens?
Once, I was listening to Nick Cave's "The Ship Song," and heard:

Come sail your ships around me And pull your britches down.

I immediately remembered that the "britches" part was actually "And burn your bridges down." But since then, whenever I hear The Ship Song, I hear "britches."

---Lepus Rex