When They Meant One Thing and You Hear Something Different

Bonni Brodnick
Nov 12 · 3 min read
Photo by Shardar Tarikul Islam on Unsplash

When I was growing up, I thought Bob Dylan’s song, “The Answer Is Blowin’ in the Wind,”was “The ants are my friends, they’re blowing in the wind.”

Aretha Franklin’s “You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman” was “You Make Me Feel Like a Manchurian Woman.”

And I was certain that Antônio Carlos Jobim’s “The Girl from Ipanema” was “The Girl