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 LOGIC.
“Because I said so that’s why.”

4. My mother taught me FORESIGHT.
“Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you’re in an accident.”

5. My mother taught me IRONY.
“Keep crying and I’ll give you something to cry about.”

6. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS.
“Shut your mouth and eat your supper.”

7. My mother taught me about STAMINA.
“You’ll sit there until all that spinach is gone.”

8. My mother taught me about HYPOCRISY.
“If I’ve told you once, I’ve told you a million times. Don’t exaggerate.”

9. My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION.
“Just you wait until we get home!”

10. My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.
“If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, they are going to freeze that way.”

11. My mother taught me GENETICS.
“You’re just like your father.”

12. My mother taught me about my ROOTS.
“Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?”

13. My mother taught me JUSTICE.
“One day you’ll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you!”

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14 Comments on 13 Things My Mama Taught Me (TT#9)

  1. marcia
    March 12, 2008 at 10:24 pm (9 years ago)

    My Mom taught me all these things too and i made sure I din’t terach my kids anything :>
    (like these:>
    4. My mother taught me FORESIGHT.
    “Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you’re in an accident.”

    5. My mother taught me IRONY.
    “Keep crying and I’ll give you something to cry about.”

    6. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS.
    “Shut your mouth and eat your supper.”

    10. My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.
    “If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, they are going to freeze that way.”

    11. My mother taught me GENETICS.
    “You’re just like your father.”

    12. My mother taught me about my ROOTS.
    “Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?”

  2. Cheerio
    March 12, 2008 at 10:50 pm (9 years ago)

    Good gracious! Your mom surely knew how to teach you some things. She seems to be a wonderful woman.

  3. Shari
    March 12, 2008 at 11:23 pm (9 years ago)

    Those are really funny. “Just you wait until we get home!” still makes me cringe. “Just wait until your father gets home is even scarier.

  4. Joyce
    March 12, 2008 at 11:42 pm (9 years ago)

    You are very funny. πŸ˜› My favorite is OSMOSIS. πŸ™‚

  5. damozel
    March 12, 2008 at 11:46 pm (9 years ago)

    Those are hilarious! And your Wordless Wed. is even funnier!

    Mine:
    13 Hearts

  6. Rims
    March 13, 2008 at 2:32 am (9 years ago)

    LOL πŸ˜€

    Moms are moms and they can be best when using right examples to teach πŸ˜€

    Happy TT!

  7. Skittles
    March 13, 2008 at 2:38 am (9 years ago)

    Hahhaaa.. we must have had the same mother. πŸ™‚

  8. The Secret Life of Kat
    March 13, 2008 at 9:42 am (9 years ago)

    Oh, that’s hilarious!

  9. It's All Good!
    March 13, 2008 at 12:58 pm (9 years ago)

    Too Funny! And, yes, I learned the same ones from my mom! Have a wonderful day!

  10. Wysperia aka: Wyspy ~ Wysp
    March 13, 2008 at 2:58 pm (9 years ago)

    This list is a keeper! I love it!
    Funny- thanks for sharing!
    ~W~

  11. Flea
    March 13, 2008 at 8:45 pm (9 years ago)

    Cosby, right? Those are great!

  12. . . . Dallas Meow . . . . >^^< . . .
    March 14, 2008 at 1:18 am (9 years ago)

    I’m IN!!!
    SHHH I have to whisper or my computer will know I am speaking ill of it – but the dangblastit thing has a mind of its own I tell you!
    Glad I got in to comments today – heh – maybe you won’t be . . .
    πŸ˜‰
    I tagged you for a meme.
    If you’re interested . . .
    stop by!
    http://listentomeandlistengood.blogspot.com/2008/03/forgetful-ones-8.html

  13. . . . Dallas Meow . . . . >^^< . . .
    March 14, 2008 at 1:18 am (9 years ago)

    I’m IN!!!
    SHHH I have to whisper or my computer will know I am speaking ill of it – but the dangblastit thing has a mind of its own I tell you!
    Glad I got in to comments today – heh – maybe you won’t be . . .
    πŸ˜‰
    I tagged you for a meme.
    If you’re interested . . .
    stop by!
    http://listentomeandlistengood.blogspot.com/2008/03/forgetful-ones-8.html

  14. Angie
    March 18, 2008 at 1:55 pm (9 years ago)

    LOL — that’s way too funny!!!

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