Admit it, you’ve gotten the lyrics to a song wrong at least once in your life.   E.G. When I hear Manfred Mann’s version of Blinded by the Light, I hear: “Wrapped up like a douche a runner in the night,” instead of : Revved up like a deuce another runner in the night.

Here are some of my favorite misheard lyrics I’ve caught others singing or talking about over the years:

But kudos  go out to the unknown folks who created this adorable video about a classic poem from the Middle Ages that was famously set to beautiful music.   “O Fortuna” is a poem written in Medieval Latin, so the lyrics are nearly incomprehensible for those that do not know the dead language. So what is O Fortuna saying to the average joe who doesn’t know a word of Medieval Latin?


And for the cynics out there who think that version of O Fortuna was created just to make that funny video: