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Received this from a friend today and thought everyone would get a chuckle out of it...

TWENTY-FIVE THINGS I LEARNED FROM MOM.......

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 BEHAVIOR 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 freeze 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 HUMOR .
"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. And my favorite: My mother taught me about JUSTICE
"One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you.
post #2 of 13
Thats great. Out of interest where you live, had you heard of those sayings when you were younger? Living in the UK I think I had most of them preached to me as a child.
post #3 of 13
Oh.. those are really funny
post #4 of 13
hahahaha, those were great!
post #5 of 13
That is too hysterical!

Thanks for sharing!

Laurie
post #6 of 13
I swear I have heard those before....oh yeah! my mum used to say those ALL the time! (not all, but most!)
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Originally Posted by u8myufo View Post
Thats great. Out of interest where you live, had you heard of those sayings when you were younger? Living in the UK I think I had most of them preached to me as a child.

Sure did, I think most of them were standards for Canadian Children as well I not only remember my Mom saying some of them but my friends Mom's as well...
post #8 of 13
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Originally Posted by u8myufo View Post
Thats great. Out of interest where you live, had you heard of those sayings when you were younger? Living in the UK I think I had most of them preached to me as a child.
Oh yeah, I heard most of them - I'm in the US. Must be universal mom speak
post #9 of 13
I'm sure I've heard most of them too. Very funny!
post #10 of 13
"One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you."

My mom still says that one all the time.
post #11 of 13
oh my..... how many times have we mum's said all of those phrases!? And yet our kids never learn!
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Originally Posted by Misty8723 View Post
Oh yeah, I heard most of them - I'm in the US. Must be universal mom speak
Mom speak is known worldwide
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