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23 Song Lyrics You've Probably Been Singing Wrong For Years

No, TLC wasn't saying "Jason Waterfalls."

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to weigh in on commonly misheard song lyrics. Here are the hilarious results:

1. "Waterfalls" — TLC

TLCVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "'Waterfalls' by TLC. I always thought they were singing, 'Don't go JASON Waterfalls' instead of 'chasing.' I was always curious as to who Jason might be!"

Actual lyric: Don't go chasin' waterfalls / Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you're used to.

—Submitted by Kristi Cecil, Facebook

2. "Drift Away" – Uncle Cracker

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Misheard lyric: "The Uncle Cracker song — I always thought it was 'give me the Beach Boys, and free my soul.'"

Actual lyric: Give me the beat boys and free my soul.

—Submitted by Rachel Epstein, Facebook

3. "La Isla Bonita" — Madonna

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Misheard lyric: "Last night I dreamt of soft bagels."

Actual lyric: Last night I dreamt of San Pedro.

—Submitted by Michelle Soto, Facebook

4. "Lucille" — Kenny Rogers

Backstage Vegas TV / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "When I was a kid I heard Kenny Rogers [as saying], 'You picked a fine time to leave me Lucille, with 400 children and a crop in the field.'"

Actual lyric: You picked a fine time to leave me Lucille / With four hungry children.

—Submitted by Erika Purtell, Facebook

5. "Bug a Boo" — Destiny's Child

DestinysChildVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "When I was younger I thought the lyrics to Destiny Child’s song Bug-A-Boo were 'break my knees so I can’t move cause you a bug a boo.'"

Actual lyric: Tell MCI to cut the phone calls / Break my lease so I can move.

—Submitted by Voicelikeabelle

6. "The One That Got Away" — Katy Perry

KatyPerryVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "Katy Perry’s 'The One That Got Away.' The lyric is 'Be us against the world,' but I always hear 'The ass against the world' lol"

Actual lyric: We'd keep all our promises / Be us against the world.

—Submitted by franciellec

7. "Little Talks" — Of Monsters and Men

OfMonstersAndMenVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "For Little Talks by Of Monsters and Men, I always thought it says ‘sh*t will carry on.’ Sang it that way until my best friend corrected me."

Actual lyric: Cause though the truth may vary / This ship will carry our bodies safe to shore.

—Submitted by missmary108

8. "Tiny Dancer" — Elton John

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Misheard lyric: “'Hold me closer Tony Danza…' My husband and I sing it that way every time for laughs."

Actual lyric: Hold me closer tiny dancer / Count the headlights on the highway.

—Submitted by SqueedleDee

9. "Broken" — Lifehouse

LifehouseVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "It sounds like he says 'I have lost my wiener.'"

Actual lyric: The broken lights on the freeway left me here alone / I may have lost my way now, haven't forgotten my way home.

—Submitted by tjl4148deaa7

10. "Take Me to Church" — Hozier

Hozier / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "I was convinced Hozier’s 'Take Me to Church' went 'take me to church / I whistled like a dog at the time of your life.' Only now have I realized it’s 'take me to church / I worshipped like a dog at the shrine of your life.'"

Actual lyric: Take me to church / I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies.

—Submitted by ed24

11. "Single Ladies" — Beyoncé

beyonceVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "In Beyoncé’s 'Single Ladies,' my friend thought she said ‘very own jeans’ instead of ‘Dereon jeans.’"

Actual lyric: got gloss on my lips, a man on my hips / Hold me tighter than my Dereon jeans.

—Submitted by lequanj

12. "That Don't Impress Me Much" — Shania Twain

ShaniaTwainVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "In Shania Twain’s 'That Don’t Impress Me Much,' I hear 'I can’t believe you kiss your cock at night.'”

Actual lyric: I can't believe you kiss your car good night / C'mon baby tell me —you must be jokin', right?!

—Submitted by TammyGrace92

13. "Royals" — Lorde

LordeVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "'Royals' by Lorde — 'you can call me green bean' instead of 'you can call me queen bee.' I prefer the misheard lyric, tbh."

Actual lyric: You can call me queen Bee / And baby I'll rule, I'll rule, I'll rule, I'll rule.

—Submitted by jennys4feb2540d

14. "Dirty Deeds" — AC/DC

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Misheard lyric: For YEARS I thought AC/DC’s Dirty Deeds said, “dirty deeds and the Dunder Kings” not “Dirty Deeds and they’re done dirt cheap.” I was extremely embarrassed when my AC/DC obsessed boyfriend (now husband) corrected me during a road trip sing-a-long. I just figured the Dunder Kings was an Australian pop culture reference. Whoops!

Actual lyric: Dirty deeds, done dirt cheap / Dirty deeds and they're done dirt cheap.

—Submitted by Redbomber

15. "Only Girl" — Rihanna

RihannaVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "I used to think this Rihanna song went 'I want you to take me, like a beef in the night.'”

Actual lyric: I want you to take me, like a thief in the night.

—Submitted by brittneylangdon95

16. "Empire State of Mind" — Jay Z featuring Alicia Keys

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Misheard lyric: "In the song 'Empire State of Mind,' it sounds like Alicia Keys is saying 'soggy concrete tomato.'”

Actual lyric: In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of / There's nothin' you can't do / Now you're in New York.

—Submitted by justinprasad2003

17. "Obsessed" — Mariah Carey

MariahCareyVEVO / Via caroline--says.tumblr.com

Misheard lyric: "In Mariah Carey’s 'Obsessed, I thought the line that goes something like 'with your Napoleon complex' was 'put your nipple in a complex.'"

Actual lyric: Got you all fired up, with your Napoleon complex / Seein' right through you like you're bathin' in Windex.

—Submitted by annar412f3928e

18. "Blinded by the Light" — Bruce Springsteen

TheTiesThatBind / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "It always used to drive me nuts when my boyfriend would purposely sing 'revved up like a DOUCHE.' Every time I would correct him: It’s ‘deuce'! It means a fast car!”

Actual lyric: Yeah, he was blinded by the light / Cut loose like a deuce, another runner in the night / Blinded by the light.

—Submitted by lindseymarieb3

19. "Let It Go" — Frozen

Walt Disney Pictures

Misheard lyric: "My 3-year-old Frozen-mad daughter — instead of Elsa singing, 'No right, no wrong, no rules for me. I’m free!' she sings, “No right, no wrong, no rules for me, tambourine!'"

Actual lyric: No right, no wrong, no rules for me. I’m free! / Let it go, let it go.

—Submitted by alexh45e7e5552

20. "This One's For The Girls" — Martina McBride

martinamcbrideVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "Martina McBride — 'This One's for the Girls.' I thought it was 'tossing panties into the fountain of youth.'"

Actual lyric: This is for all you girls about 42 / Tossing pennies into the fountain of youth.

—Submitted by Nora Cozadd, Facebook

21. "Anaconda" — Nicki Minaj

NickiMinajAtVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "In Nicki Minaj’s 'Anaconda,' I thought she was saying 'and when we done I make him buy me lo mein' (instead of Balmain) for the longest time.

Actual lyric: He toss my salad like his name Romaine / And when we done, I make him buy me Balmain.

—Submitted by Rose5006

22. "Rolling in the Deep" — Adele

Via youtube.com

Misheard lyrics: "Rolling in the Deep by Adele. It's not the actual lyrics to the song itself, but the lyrics of the backing vocals for the chorus. I have always heard the lines "well then where is she/never had red meat/cheesy butter cup/rolling in the deep" instead of whatever the actual backing vocal lyrics are."

Actual lyrics: You're gonna wish you never had met / Tears are gonna fall / Rolling in the deep.

—Submitted by Jen Vogl, Facebook

23. "Shake It Off" — Taylor Swift

TaylorSwiftVEVO / Via youtube.com

Misheard lyric: "In Taylor Swift’s song 'Shake It Off' I thought the lyrics were 'bakers gonna bake bake bake bake bake' — the actual words are 'fakers gonna fake.'"

Actual lyric: And the fakers gonna fake, fake, fake, fake, fake.

—Submitted by lisacb

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