Mark Mandel Mark.A.Mandel at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 10 19:11:36 UTC 2009

That's a good mondegreen.

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On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
> Certainly not famous, not related to sibilants, but perhaps humorous, and I finally have an excuse to mention it here:
> For many years, dating back even to when my hearing was better, I had incorporated the words to the theme music of the TV program "Maverick" as
> "Livin' on Jackson beans
> Maverick is a legend of the west."
> Seemed like an incomplete diet to me, but maybe that's why he's a legend.
> For the few who may not know the truth, see
> Joel

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