The Ten Funniest Misunderstood Lyrics Ever

Just another day of kicking the dancing queen...
Just another day of kicking the dancing queen...
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Everybody knows that the part in "Purple Haze" where Jimi Hendrix (who died 40 years ago this month) sings "'Scuse me while I kiss the sky" sounds a lot like "'Scuse me while I kiss this guy." There's even a whole book about it, which has in turn spawned more than one daily calendar.

But there are a lot of other hilariously misheard lyrics out there. Rocks Off poked around the Internet and found ten we thought were the funniest.

10. Nickelback, "How You Remind Me":

Actual Lyric: ''Cause living with me must've damn near killed you"

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Funnier Lyric: "Cause Little Women must've damn near killed you"

9. Filter, "Hey Man, Nice Shot":

Actual Lyric: "Now that the smoke's gone/ And the air is all clear"

Funnier Lyric: "Now that the smoke's gone/ And Pierre is a queer"

8. R.E.M., "Losing My Religion":

Actual Lyric: "That's me in the corner/ That's me in the spotlight"

Funnier Lyric: "Let's pee in the corner/ Let's pee in the spotlight"

The Ten Funniest Misunderstood Lyrics Ever

7. Queen, "Bohemian Rhapsody":

Actual Lyric: "Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me"

Funnier Lyric: "The algebra has a devil put aside for me"

6. Jonas Brothers, "Year 3000":

Actual Lyric: "I took a ship to the year 3000/ This song had gone multi-platinum"

Funnier Lyric: "I took a shit 'til the year 3000/ This song had gone multi-platinum"


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