Verboticism: Mangledupinblues

'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: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: mang eld up in bloooze

Sentence: His mangledupinblues were frequent and severe, often leading to bouts of drinking alone in the basement of his hovel, wishing he was back home, awash in his subterrainian homesick booze

Etymology: tangled up in blue, mangled

Points: 986

Comments: Mangledupinblues

Jabberwocky - 2009-05-05: 11:18:00
nice Dylan references

Nosila - 2009-05-05: 22:12:00
Ah the times, they are a chainging!