Verboticism: Singawrong

'The pants are blowing in the wind'

DEFINITION: n. A misheard or misunderstood lyric, which gives the song a completely different meaning than originally intended. v. To misinterpret a song because you "hear" different words than the ones actually being sung.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sing a rong

Sentence: His singawrong in Dallas ended when he sang "Reminds me of my doctor's glove, Deep in the Heart of Texas".

Etymology: Sing a long (informal group singing of popular songs) & Wrong (incorrect;not appropriate for a purpose or occasion)

Points: 986

Comments: Singawrong

abrakadeborah - 2009-05-05: 01:48:00
You really know how to do a singawrong Alison! Opps I mean too funny...

Jabberwocky - 2009-05-05: 11:20:00

Nosila - 2009-05-05: 22:16:00
Sounds like a Jackie Chan Musical to me...and I rov Jackie Chan!

hyperborean - 2009-05-06: 10:23:00
I love this one. So simple and perfect.