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THE MISHEARD:

"Here we come, walking down the street,
we get the funniest lips from everyone we meet..."

Real Lyric "Here we come, walking down the street,
we get the funniest looks from everyone we meet..."
 
Artist Monkees (Click for more)
Song (Theme From) The Monkees (Click for more)
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I misheard it that
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The story:

Used to live right 'round the corner from a Mom &
Pop shop, like an old-timey general store: creaky
floorboards w/ sawdust, a pickle-barrel, fat-back
bacon/salt-pork & hardtack, castor oil, goose-
grease, chewing tobaccy, ROCK candy, & lots of
other essentials you just couldn't live without in
the 19th century.
In 07029, in 1967?


Submitted by Betelgeuse
Submitted on 8/28/2011 5:26 pm
Age it happened 10
Better than original? No
Convinced others you were right? Yes
Was partying involved? No

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Yes, don't know what happened as it is abridged, truncated, yet when originally posted was whole? Puzzling... As per your request, the rest of the true story: "Used to live right 'round the corner from a Mom & Pop shop, like an old-timey general store: creaky floorboards w/ sawdust, a pickle-barrel, fat-back bacon/salt-pork & hardtack, castor oil, goose- grease, chewing tobaccy, ROCK candy, & lots of other essentials you just couldn't live without in the 19th century. In 07029, in 1967? It was run by an elderly couple, Tony & Katy who spoke broken 'Inglish' & actually lived in the back room w/ a hot-plate, sleeping on a well-worn out folding bed — which wasn't a "Murphy®"! Among the stock in their Old World curiosity shop they had all sorts of novelty candy foodstuffs, 'button candy' "Pixy Stix®", "Hippy Sippy®", "Topps®" & "Double Bubble®" gum, the REAL Chunky®", 'jawbreakers', tubular wax cylinders full of weird tasting neon-flavored liquids, & MY faves WAX buck teeth, WAX moustaches, & WAX lips. "House Of Wax Teeth, Moustaches, & Lips"©. Why just with those 3 items you could get into R-rated 'adult' movies, which we had just down the block on the weekends, but you could only use any 2 of the 3 at a time, never all 3, so you could have the wax mustache & teeth, or the mustache & lips, but NEVER the lips w/ the teeth. Boy that box-office ticket guy at the Warner, what a maroon, he fell for 'em all! Collected all of 'em, wore a few, but didn't really 'eat' any of 'em as wintergreen flavored paraffin wax just isn't MY bag you know, not then & certainly not now! YECCH! Well as you already know by my other kissthisguy posts I (like most of you) was (and is) a mass-media drenched TV child, & can remember mostly verbatim the flotsam & Jetson™ of my youth, and can remember these vividly & in great detail, as if it was yesterday — cosmically speaking it was. "I Was A Mass-Media Drenched TV Child"©! Especially the ad jingles, pop ditties, & TV themes...∞ So here I am walking down the street in 1967, getting the funniest lO-Oks from everyone I meet, 'cause I'm wearing a candy wax mustache w/ candy wax lips, & actually thimk that the Monkees® are singing 'bout my favorite edible (?) disguise as coincidentally (??) part of their NBC-TV shoe's theme, "Here we come, walking down the street, we get the funniest lips from everyone we meet..." Was I or wasn't I a 10½ year old egocentric dope, or what? (Don't answer.) What was I thinking, that smitten Monkees®' fans would offer the 'faux 4our' wax lips, of differing shapes, sizes, color & quality, to get the attention of "Biff™", "Dicky™", "Fred™" & "Suds™" (the Monkees® originally proposed monikers!)???? To compound the confusion, 'Matty Mattel™' had an extremely popular boy-toy at the time called the "Thing-Maker"® which was just a revamp of their earlier "Vac-U-Form" machine, but instead of heating plastic sheets to form objects w/ a vacuum, this new version used heated metal molds (aluminum?) which had mostly either bugs & spiders, "Creepy-Crawlers®" or the "Monster- Maker®" disguise kit with fake eyeballs, scars, mustaches...and lips! This time the scheme was to pour colored vinyl plastic, "Plasti-Goop®" into the molds & heat the wretched stuff until it thermoset, cured by the heat of the machine's little 'baking tray'. Great FUN! So between the wax & vinyl lips, & moi being a stupid 10½ year ol' kid (well what did I know?) a confluence of all this made a 'mondegreen happening'(in late '60s parlance) an au naturel. Simply \S/üper!" Thanks for your request!
Betelgeuse Aug 30, 2011 3:14 pm
Hey Beetlejuice! That's it? What happened to the rest of your story after "In 07029 in 1967"? Want to read it if possible.
Serendipitydoo Aug 30, 2011 12:49 pm


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