There she was just a-walking down the street, and apparently bad grammar didn’t stop her. I suppose we’ve all been there – the singer/songwriter does have some major appeal – but true love can best be found within the bounds of grammar, right? No? Too much?
“I knew we was falling in love.” Does that lyric not irk anyone else every time they hear this song? It’s the only line in the song with bad grammar.
All we’re asking today, folks, is to check your subject-verb agreement. Manfred Mann may have gotten the girl, but others may not be as lucky.