more Mom sayings

Old 12-17-2014, 05:02 AM
  #31  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Jeffersonville, In
Posts: 2,607
Default

I'm sure your image is the right one.
Originally Posted by williesmom View Post
"A stiff prick has no conscience."

Can you explain this one? I'm not sue the mental image I'm getting is the intended one!
KwiltyKahy is offline  
Old 12-17-2014, 05:04 AM
  #32  
dd
Super Member
 
dd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Maryland
Posts: 1,764
Default

My dad used to say he would kick your *#@ up on your shoulders. If we were pouting he would say stick your lip out a little further and a crow will come along and build a nest on it.
dd is offline  
Old 12-17-2014, 05:07 AM
  #33  
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 6
Default

My mom would say, " the cure for disappointment, don't expect anything."
BackBay is offline  
Old 12-17-2014, 05:24 AM
  #34  
Super Member
 
MarionsQuilts's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 1,716
Default

My mom's favourite: I brought you into this world, I can take you out of it ...

My response? But then you'd have to spend the rest of your life in jail, so is it really worth it???
MarionsQuilts is offline  
Old 12-17-2014, 07:33 AM
  #35  
Super Member
 
Billi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Green Valley AZ
Posts: 2,574
Default

Originally Posted by MarionsQuilts View Post
My mom's favourite: I brought you into this world, I can take you out of it ...

My response? But then you'd have to spend the rest of your life in jail, so is it really worth it???

Since there is a possibility AngelaNR and I were raised by clone moms our moms could have been sisters:-) .

The one time I tried that same response ....her reply was " nah all I will need is one of your teachers to testify and not a jury in the world will convict me".

Another of her favorites was "the road to hell is paved with good intentions"
Billi is offline  
Old 12-17-2014, 08:01 AM
  #36  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 841
Default

"You have to suffer to be beautiful." This was usually said when she was pulling my hair into a tight ponytail!
fayeberry is offline  
Old 12-17-2014, 08:59 AM
  #37  
Super Member
 
Aurora's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Somewhere in Time
Posts: 2,686
Default

My mom always said "People in Hell want ice water." Now she hears that from me.
Also, "A watched pot never boils."
Aurora is offline  
Old 12-17-2014, 08:59 AM
  #38  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: western arkansas
Posts: 1,963
Default

I've told my kids most the ones that have been said on here; however, I told them if you lay with dogs you will get fleas, birds of a feather stick together and if you play the game-you will get the name.
mojo11 is offline  
Old 12-17-2014, 09:12 AM
  #39  
Super Member
 
madamekelly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Central Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA
Posts: 7,686
Default

Most important "momism" I told my kids to make sure they were done being carefree, before they had babies, because from then on you are a MOM first and foremost, and forever.
madamekelly is offline  
Old 12-17-2014, 03:48 PM
  #40  
Super Member
 
ILoveToQuilt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: New Hampshire & Maine
Posts: 2,970
Default

"What part of NO don't you understand?"

"Don't cross your eyes, they'll get stuck that way."

"Just wait until your father gets home!" (I always loved this one!)

"Soup is only a belly wash. You need to eat real food."

One positive saying (which she always said in Yiddish) translated: "Go in good health" ("Zie Geshundt")
ILoveToQuilt is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
craftybear
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
21
01-26-2017 06:14 PM
bearisgray
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
98
08-15-2015 07:46 PM
sandpat
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
23
04-28-2009 03:24 AM
Katrine
Links and Resources
3
05-20-2008 03:10 AM
sondray
Links and Resources
0
03-16-2008 07:17 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.