In this episode, Amy looks at the word for why people think Hendrix sung “‘scuse me while I kiss this guy” with “mondegreen” and Ryan talks about why beards aren’t barbaric with “barbarian“.

(Bonus chat included about the greatness of the Chronicles of Narnia!)

Lexitecture is a podcast about words. In each episode, a Canadian (Ryan) and a Scot (Amy) each present their current favourite word and talk about its origins, current use, and try to puzzle out how it may have gone from A to B. If you love thinking and talking about words, word origins, or just random bits of head-scratching language trivia, this may be the show for you!

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One comment on “Episode 22: Mondegreen Barbarian

  1. Alex says:

    Hi guys, enjoying the show! Thought you might get some enjoyment out of this website: It’s a repository of mondegreens. The title of the site is particularly fun as it is rumoured that Jimi Hendrix would occasionally sing the lyric this way to be mumpsimuous.

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