A mondegreen is a "word or phrase that results from a mishearing of something said or sung, " according the Merriam-Webster dictionary. So clearly, mishearing quotes (and the resultant misuse of quotes that never were said) is a pretty common phenomenon.
From famous speeches to song lyrics, there's no shortage of well-known quotes. There is, however, a shortage of people who actually get them right. How well do you know these famous quotations? Take this quiz to find out!
Perhaps you've spent your entire life thinking that Humphrey Bogart said, "Play it again, Sam," in "Casablanca." Or maybe you were absolutely certain that Captain Kirk said, "Beam me up, Scotty." You're sure it's a god-given fact that Marie Antoinette said, "Let them eat cake!"
Unfortunately, these are all misquotes. Luckily, we know what these people actually said, and we're happy to share it with you!
Find out how well you know the real versions of these famous movie lines, poetic quotes and lines from plays by taking this misquote quiz!