Where's the mondegreen database?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Dec 10 20:11:53 UTC 2009

At 12/10/2009 02:11 PM, Mark Mandel wrote:

>That's a good mondegreen.

Well!  I'm smarter than I look (speak?) -- there's a scientific term
for it!  But where's the database, so I can add my own?  (Which, with
David Barnhart's "sick CDs", seems better -- a more likely
mishearing, rather than a conscious invention -- than not a few on the page


>m a m
>On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> 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
> > http://crazyabouttv.com/maverick.html
> >
> > Joel
>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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