[ fohk-sing ]
/ ˈfoʊkˌsɪŋ /
an informal gathering for the singing of folk songs.
Kids Sing The Darndest ThingsRemember when you finally learned that the Red Hot Chili Peppers weren't singing “with a butter shed this lonely view” but “with the bird I’ll share this lonely view”? Right?! We do, too. Misheard utterances (usually in the form of song lyrics) are called mondegreens and we’ve got a whole article explaining how they work. Hearing things incorrectly starts pretty much the moment you have ears. Children’s misheard lyrics are especially cute because kids are so ridiculously innocent—even if what they mishear sometimes isn’t! Take a look.
The Biggest Mistakes In Songs We Love To SingYour favorite playlist is probably as full of simple spelling mistakes and hilarious grammatical errors as it is beloved hit songs.
- folk society,
- folk song,
- folk tale,
- folk weave,
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