WATCH: Rage Against the Machine's "Killing in the Name" lyrics sound like something very different in Japanese
If you're a fan of international music, you know that sometimes you'll hear a line in another language, and your mind automatically makes up English phrases that sound similar. For everyone who has ever caught themselves singing "I got a boy on my chin," know that you're not alone! A Japanese reality show recently spotlighted a funny way to interpret Rage Against the Machine's "Killing in the Name" lyrics. Take a look!
The original lyric reads "and now you do what they told ya," but it sounds similar to the phrase "break the chicken nuggets, daddy" in Japanese. The show Tamori Club (タモリ倶楽部) made the phrase into a skit as part of their segment on funny wordplay:
Reddit user seasalty_ brought the clip to international attention.
What did you think of the clip? What funny wordplay have you found while listening to music in other languages? Share your thoughts in the comments!