Workin' For The Weekend - 'Scuse Me While I Kiss This Guy

Have you ever had one of those friends that would sing way too loud along with the radio, only he/she didn't know what the hell the lyrics were? I ran into one such friend recently, and it gave me the idea for this week's topic. So your task for this week is to give us your favorite misunderstood lyric. But I'm going to throw an additional wrinkle to this. The lyric can fall into one of two categories:

a. misunderstood words. Examples include:
  • Bennie and the Jets, by Elton John - she's got electric boobs (boots)
  • Jet Airliner, Steve Miller Band - Bingo Jed had a light on


b. completely misinterpreted lyrics. Examples include:

  • Born in the USA, Bruce Springsteen - everyone thinks it's a patriotic song, when in reality it's a story of what a soldier went through when he returned from Vietnam
  • We've Got Tonight, Bob Seger - contrary to popular belief that it's a love song, here's what it's really saying - you're here, I'm here, let's fuck

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