Episode 7: Misheard
(Photo: Conversation between Liz and her husband Kenny from July 14, 2014.)
Liz starts out a Humblebud in admitting all the words and lyrics she’s ever gotten wrong. But don’t worry—she ends up smug as ever!
I'll explain everything to the geese = I’ll explain everything to the geeks:
Cover me in dragon bones = Cover me in rag and bones”
I gave my heart to the Amish = I gave my heart to the army:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCfWAVRR794
Ooo baby oo way oo way = Ooo, baby, I love your way:
Cut off your nose despite your face = cut off your nose to spite your face.
If she doesn’t scare you, the evil thing will = If she doesn’t scare you no evil thing will:
This year for Christmas and cheer = This year to save me some tears:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLESy6UDAVw5nBhy5-FrA8oQig2D2bzwne (Also the playlist of every iteration of “Last Christmas” on YouTube, you’re welcome.)
Later on, we’ll perspire = Later on, we’ll conspire:
Arye = Awry
Segue is both noun and verb. Segue is not a verb with segueway as its noun form.
The fated nonsense song:
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas:
“Tom Collins” by The Sloppy Boys: