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Most misunderstood song lyrics

  1. Oct 6, 2003 #1

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    When I was a kid, my parents had an old Perry Como album with the song "Catch a Falling Star" on it. The first words were 'Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket, save it for a rainy day...'
    Well...I always thought he was singing 'Ketchup on your stocking, put it in your pocket...' Just cracked up my parents big time.
    Anyone else out there with any good ones?
     
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  3. Oct 7, 2003 #2

    Ivan Seeking

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    When the Beach Boys sang: Help me Rhonda, help me get her out of my heart; I thought they said, help me eat her out in my car. My aunt finally set me straight after she stopped laughing.
     
  4. Oct 7, 2003 #3
    20 bucks to anyone who can tell me the lyrics to yellow ledbetter WITHOUT cheating by looking it up on the net-I've yet to find anyone who can understand that song without looking up the lyrics.
     
  5. Oct 7, 2003 #4
    This would be hysterically funny if you hadn't been 35 at the time.
     
  6. Oct 7, 2003 #5
    Anyone translate this:


    Mayorzy dotzin dozey dotzin
    Liddle lamzy divey
    A kiddely divey do wooden chew oo?
    A kiddely divey do, wooden chew?
     
  7. Oct 7, 2003 #6

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    Mares eat oats and does eat oats
    and little lambs eat ivy.
    A kid'll (kid will) eat ivy too. Wouldn't you?
    A kid'll (kid will) eat ivy too. Wouldn't you?

    Njorl
     
  8. Oct 7, 2003 #7

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    In the Rolling Stones 'Street Fighting Man', there's a line:

    'Hey, said my name is called disturbance'

    that sounds just like:

    'Hey, so my name is Gorgeous Gervis'

    I'm sure if my name was Gorgeous Gervis, I'd have gotten into plentty of fights.

    Njorl
     
  9. Oct 7, 2003 #8
    Right, Njorl. And this dates your origins to the cretaceous or thereabouts.
     
  10. Oct 7, 2003 #9

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    Watch it, Methusela!! I know that song, too.
     
  11. Oct 7, 2003 #10
    People must believe I am from the Cretaceous Period, too. This might explain why they keep telling me I'm a Cretin.
     
  12. Oct 7, 2003 #11
    In your case any competent geologist ought to be able to match your head with known formations and give you a ball park figure.
     
  13. Oct 7, 2003 #12
    Jimi Hendrix:

    "'Scuse me while I kiss dis guy"
     
  14. Oct 7, 2003 #13
    The 70s gave us these lyrics that have reduced cryptologists to wailing and hair pulling ever since:

    Blinded by the light!
    Wrapped uppa like a dooshin ina roller ina night.
    Blinded by the light!
    Wrapped uppa like a dooshin ina roller ina night.
     
  15. Oct 7, 2003 #14

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    No no! That was: Wrapped up like a doosh an then I roll her in the night.

    Gees!
     
  16. Oct 7, 2003 #15

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    There was a skit by 'The Vacant Lot' about this song. Four guys are playing cards, and one guy starts singing this, screwing it up completely. The next guy ridicules him, then screws it up worse etc.

    They were a funny comedy team, but they never really made it big.

    link:
    http://www.unoriginal.com/tvl/blinded.html [Broken]

    Njorl
     
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  17. Oct 7, 2003 #16

    Ivan Seeking

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    Thanks Njorl; god that is hilarious. I laughed so hard my stomach hurts.

    Zooby, we could have been failed comedians.


     
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  18. Oct 7, 2003 #17

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    NO NO NO!! It's : Wrapped up like a DOUCHE (like 'douche' bag!) another roller in the night!!!

    GEEZ!!!

    edit: well, I wrote this before I saw the link, so I'm not so wierd after all. SEE?!! Someone ELSE thought they were saying DOUCHE, too!! Yeah! They ARE saying douche!!
     
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  19. Oct 9, 2003 #18
    If we'd only risen high enough to fall that far.
     
  20. Oct 9, 2003 #19
    I still don't know the correct lyrics to this one:
    Mammaries...lick the corner of my mouth
    Mister where'd you get those mammaries
    of the way we were


    Oh, and what the heck is "the pompatous of love?"
     
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  21. Oct 9, 2003 #20

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    Hey, was the VL the show which features clips from Jesus' days in high school? They aired that on CBC briefly a long time ago.
     
  22. Oct 9, 2003 #21

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    Yep, that's the one. I saw it a few times on Comedy Central.

    Njorl
     
  23. Oct 9, 2003 #22

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    Funny, the Kids in the Hall did an almost identical sketch.

    Would you like some chicken with your egg?
     
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  24. Oct 9, 2003 #23

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    It's something that a space cowboy thinks of right after midnight.
     
  25. Oct 9, 2003 #24

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    Well, I'll grant you that one, but besides that Mr. Vedder is utterly impeccable in his enunciation!
     
  26. Oct 9, 2003 #25

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    Then there's Weird Al Yankovic's take on "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana...

    What is this song all about?
    Can't figure any lyrics out
    How do the words to it go?
    I wish you'd tell me, I don't know
    Don't know, don't know, don't know, oh no
    Don't know, don't know, don't know...

    Now I'm mumblin' and I'm screamin'
    And I don't know what I'm singin'
    Crank the volume, ears are bleedin'
    I still don't know what I'm singin'
    We're so loud and incoherent
    Boy, this oughta bug your parents
    Yeah

    It's unintel-ligible
    I just can't get it through my skull
    It's hard to bargle nawdle zouss
    With all these marbles in my mouth
    Don't know, don't know, don't know, oh no
    Don't know, don't know, don't know...

    Well, we don't sound like Madonna
    Here we are now, we're Nirvana
    Sing distinctly? We don't wanna
    Buy our album, we're Nirvana
    A garage band from Seattle
    Well, it sure beats raising cattle
    Yeah

    And I forgot the next verse
    Oh well, I guess it pays to rehearse
    The lyric sheet's so hard to find
    What are the words? Oh, nevermind
    Don't know, don't know, don't know, oh no
    Don't know, don't know, don't know...

    Well, I'm yellin' and we're playin'
    But I don't know what I'm sayin'
    What's the message I'm conveyin'?
    Can you tell me what I'm sayin'?
    So have you got some idea?
    Didn't think so -- Well, I'll see ya
    Sayonara, sayonara
    Ayonawa, odinawa
    Odinaya, yodinaya
    Yaddayadda, yaaahyaaah
    Ayaaaaaah!
     
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