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What's 'e Say? Quiz

Do you ever mis-hear a song lyric… then wonder what it was meant to be? 10 Questions.

 
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In Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" what did Freddie Mercury intend to sing instead of "I wish I’d never been boiled in oil"?

  • "A fish I’d never seen bore it all"
  • "I wish I’d never been born at all"
  • "I wish I’d never been bought at all"
  • "A dish I’d never ordered at all"

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I could have sworn that in "Hotel California" the Eagles sang "We haven't had aspirin here since 1969"… What did they actually sing?

  • "We haven’t had that crystal here since 1969"
  • "We haven’t had a spliff in here since 1969"
  • "We haven’t had a tiff in here since 1969"
  • "We haven't had that spirit here since 1969"

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In the song "Forget You", by Cee Lo Green, which lyric did I mis-hear as "I guess he's an expert, and I'm more attorney"?

  • "I guess he's an Xbox and I'm more Atari"
  • "I guess he’s a Springbok and I’m on Safari"
  • "I guess he’s a juke box and I’m an Harari"
  • "I guess he’s on Ex-lax and I’m on a facility"

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In the theme from "The Monkees" TV show, what should they have sung instead of "…we get the funniest lips from everyone we meet..."?

  • "… we get the funniest crooks from everyone we meet…"
  • "… we get the funniest books from everyone we meet…"
  • "… we get the funniest looks from everyone we meet..."
  • "… we get the funniest hooks from everyone we meet…"

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Back to Queen and "Bohemian Rhapsody", what is the real lyric for "Saving his life from his pork sausages"?

  • "Spare him his wife from his precocity!"
  • "Spare him a strife from this pomposity!"
  • "Spare him his life from this ferocity!"
  • "Spare him his life from this monstrosity!"

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"How am I supposed to leave you now, - When you're licking my cat?", at least that's what I though Westlife sang, what should it have been?

  • " - When you’re looking like fat?"
  • " - When you're looking like that?"
  • " - When you cook me like that?"
  • " - When you’re itching like that?"

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I never did understand the Spice Girls especially when they sang "If you wanna do my mother, You gotta get her a Benz" in "Wannabe", what WAS that lyric?

  • "If you wannabe my mother, You gotta get her presence"
  • "If you wannabe my lover, You gotta get me a nice present"
  • "If you wannabe my lover, You gotta get with my friends"
  • "If you wannabe be my other, You gotta watch my bends"

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Now, I always mishear Elton John, like in "Bennie And The Jets" when he sang "She's got electric boobs, a mohawk too, you know I'm ready for the magazine..." instead of what?

  • "She's got electric boots, a mohair suit, you know I read it in a magazine..."
  • "She's got electric boots, a mobile too, you know I read it in a magazine..."
  • "She's got electric looks, a moped shoe, you know I read it in a magazine..."
  • "She's got electric roots, a mophead foot, you know I read it in a magazine..."

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I had a bit of a 'Rush' when listening to "The Trees" when I heard "...and the folks just s**t their beds", what did they really do?

  • "…. smack their heads"
  • "…. shake their heads"
  • "…. shake their duds"
  • "…. ship their reds"

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I must admit I wasn't that surprised when Elton John sang "Hold me close, tie me down, sir.", but apparently I was wrong, what did he really sing?

  • "Hold me closer, Tony Danza"
  • "Hold my hawser, shiny panzer"
  • "Hold me hose, ya briny chancer"
  • "Hold me closer, tiny dancer"

 

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