Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dogs – The Mondegreen factor

A “mondegreen” occurs when the listener hears something that was not actually said by the speaker. Church choirs must shoulder the blame for many of the better ones. I love that “Lead on Oh King Eternal” has been heard as … Continue reading

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WATCHING THE DOOR- Cheating Death in 1970s Belfast by Kevin Myers

I stumbled across this book in the bargain basket of my local bookshop. I bought it because its author’s face was fresh in my mind from “The Troubles I’ve Seen”, U.T.V’s excellent series on Northern Ireland’s recent history, and also … Continue reading

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