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    i am wondering why everyone calls "MEAN STREET", MEAN STREETS?
    This is home, this is Mean Street!<br /><br /><b><br />Then one year you find ten years have gotten behind, no one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun. - Pink Floyd, Time</b><br /><br />"Everyone knows that Van Halen with Roth is the only real Van Halen."- Mike Tramp<br /><br /><a href="http://www.vhforums.com/vhlforum/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=12;t=001366&p=66#00 1635" target="_blank"> OBEY THE DFK!!</a>

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    The same reason misspell Randy Rhoads' last name "Rhodes", misspell Lynyrd Skynyrd, Def Leppard, and Led Zeppelin; they're careless morons. [img]tongue.gif[/img] Seriously, I think it's because of Martin Scorsese's famous 1973 film "Mean Streets". Once you get a title in your head, it's hard to get it out when something slightly different comes along. Kind of like in 1992, for a brief period I got the titles of Metallica's "The Unforgiven" and Clint Eastwood's movie "Unforgiven" mixed up.
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    It happens all the time...
    Jamie's Crying instead of Jamies Cryin'
    Girl You Really Got Me Now instead of You Really Got Me
    Running With The Devil instead of Runnin'
    Finish What You Started instead of What Ya

    The Billy Sheehan band Niacin did a cover of Mean Street and they called it Mean Streets as well. Some people just aren't very perceptive.

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    Originally posted by thinlineokc:
    It happens all the time...
    Jamie's Crying instead of Jamies Cryin'
    It's actually Jamie's Cryin'

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    Little White Lie is like that too. I've seen a lot of people call it Little White Lies.
    "It's so damn hot... milk was a bad choice." --Ron Burgundy, Anchorman

 

 

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