Mums are mums

Top Ten Sayings Of Biblical Mothers – MUMISM BACK THEN:

  • Samson! Get your hand out of that lion. You don’t know where it’s been! (Judges 14:5-8)
  • David! I told you not to play in the house with that sling! Go practice your harp. We pay good money for those lessons!
  • Abraham! Stop wandering around the countryside and get home for supper!
  • Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego! I told you never to play with fire!
  • Cain! Get off your brother! You’re going to kill him some day!
  • Noah! No, you can’t keep them! I told you, don’t bring home any more strays!
  • Gideon! Have you been hiding in that wine press again? Look at your clothes! (Judges 6:11)
  • James and John! No more burping contests at the dinner table, please. People are going to call you the sons of thunder! (Mark 3:17)
  • Judas! Have you been in my purse again?!
  • Jesus! Stop working on that old wood and come in and eat! You’d spend you life on that wood, if your father asked ya to!
Top Ten Sayings of Modern Mothers – MUMISM NOW:
  • Money does not grow on trees.
  • When you have your own house then you can make the rules!
  • Always change your underwear; you never know when you’ll have an accident.
  • Don’t make that face or it’ll freeze in that position.
  • Be careful or you’ll put your eye out.
  • What if everyone jumped off a cliff? Would you do it, too?
  • You have enough dirt behind those ears to grow potatoes!
  • Close that door! Were you born in a barn?
  • If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.
  • Don’t put that in your mouth; you don’t know where it’s been!
Now you realize be it bygone era mums or this era’s mum, Mums are Mums.
 
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