Take their tails

Listened to James Gordon’s song “Small Town Prairie Gigs” this afternoon. One of the verses is about meeting townsfolk; I was surprised at the line that went like this:

Sometimes we'd take their tails back home with us…

…but then I realized that of course he’d actually sung tales.

I guess it still counts as a Mondegreen if you hear the sound of the word right but you interpret it as a homonym.

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