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How we mishear lyrics - Professor Andrew Nevins

UCL Sound on February 25, 2013 12:30

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    Professor Andrew Nevins (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explains how many song lyrics can be misunderstood. He draws from ABBA's 'Super Trouper', Jimi Hendrix’s 'Purple Haze' and Hall & Oates's 'Everytime You Go Away' as examples of commonly misheard songs. These misunderstandings are called mondegreens.

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