Not today's mums!

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    abirdo
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    Most have probably seen these but they are worth repeating because they so echo our own mums.

    1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE.
    >> “If you’re going to kill each other, do it outside. I just
    >>finished cleaning.”
    >>
    >>2. My mother taught me RELIGION.
    >>”You better pray that will come out of the carpet.”
    >>
    >>3. My mother taught me about TIME TRAVEL.
    >>”If you don’t straighten up, I’m going to knock you into the middle
    >>of next week!”
    >>
    >>4. My mother taught me LOGIC.
    >>” Because I said so, that’s why.”
    >>
    >>5. My mother taught me MORE LOGIC.
    >>”If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, you’re not
    >>going to the store with me.”
    >>
    >>6. My mother taught me FORESIGHT.
    >>”Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you’re in an
    >>accident.”
    >>
    >>7. My mother taught me IRONY.
    >>”Keep crying, and I’ll give you something to cry about.”
    >>
    >>8. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS.
    >>”Shut your mouth and eat your supper.”
    >>
    >>9. My mother taught me about CONTORTIONISM.
    >>”Will you look at that dirt on the back of your neck!”
    >>
    >>10. My mother taught me about STAMINA.
    >> “You’ll sit there until all that spinach is gone.”
    >>
    >>11. My mother taught me about WEATHER.
    >>”This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it.”
    >>
    >>12. My mother taught me about HYPOCRISY.
    >>”If I told you once, I’ve told you a million times. Don’t
    >>exaggerate!”
    >>
    >>13. My mother taught me the CIRCLE OF LIFE.
    >>”I brought you into this world, and I can take you out.”
    >>
    >>14. My mother taught me about BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION.
    >>”Stop acting like your father!”
    >>
    >>15. My mother taught me about ENVY.
    >>”There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who
    >>don’t have wonderful parents like you do.”
    >>
    >>16. My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION.
    >>”Just wait until we get home.”
    >>
    >>17. My mother taught me about RECEIVING.
    >>”You are going to get it when you get home!”
    >>
    >>18. My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.
    >>”If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, they are going to get stuck
    >>that way.”
    >>
    >>19. My mother taught me ESP.
    >>”Put your sweater on; don’t you think I know when you are cold?”
    >>
    >>20. My mother taught me HUMOUR.
    >>”When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don’t come running to
    >>me.”
    >>
    >>21. My mother taught me HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT.
    >>”If you don’t eat your vegetables, you’ll never grow up.”
    >>
    >>22. My mother taught me GENETICS.
    >>”You’re just like your father.”
    >>
    >>23. My mother taught me about my ROOTS.
    >>”Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?”
    >>
    >>24. My mother taught me WISDOM.
    >>”When you get to be my age, you’ll understand.”
    >>
    >>25. My mother taught me about JUSTICE.
    >>”One day you’ll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you

    #85088
    bettyh Vic
    bettyh Vic
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    Oh gosh how I remember all of those sayings quite a few used by my mother, but on rereading we laughed and laughed. I think some of those sayings could be directed at some of the young today- although thinking about that they probably wouldn’t take any notice.

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