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Wink My Mother Taught Me

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I AM SURE I REMEMBER MY MOTHER SAYING ALL OF THESE!!!!!!

WHAT I OWE MY MOTHER:
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 this 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 SOUP 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 tent?'

24. My mother taught me WISDOM.
'When you get to be my age, you'll understand.'

25. And my favourite:
My mother taught me about JUSTICE
'One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you '


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Old 04-09-2010, 11:35 PM
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Looks like mom was right about number 25! Said that many many times.
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Old 04-10-2010, 08:15 AM
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Smile Sayings from Mom!

My Mother taught me about Fear! Don't cross your eyes - they'll stay that way
if you do it often enuff!

Loved these, Kind2Creatures. Thanks for posting them.
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Old 04-11-2010, 01:58 PM
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And the really sad part of it all is, that I said most of them to my kids, and I have heard my kids use them too!!!!
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Old 04-12-2010, 08:13 PM
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My Mother taught me about Fear! Don't cross your eyes - they'll stay that way
if you do it often enuff!

Loved these, Kind2Creatures. Thanks for posting them.

Ha! My grandmother used to tell me not to read in the car because my eyeballs would fall out!
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Old 04-14-2010, 06:27 PM
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Yep, I can relate strongly to #25.

And I've in turn... expressed that sentiment to my kids by singing #25 to both of them (on several occasions)!
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Yep, I love #25... I enjoy telling my kids... I warned ya, paybacks are a gritch arent they!
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