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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2018-11-27 03:18:50

Dixon Wragg
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From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1337

A new mondegreen?

Joni Mitchell’s classic song “For Free” includes these lines:

But the one-man band
By the quick lunch stand
He was playing real good for free.”

Until, literally, just yesterday, I always thought the line was ”...the one-man band by the kreplach stand…”. (Oxford Dictionaries defines “kreplach” as: ”...triangular noodles filled with chopped meat or cheese and served with soup.”)

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