Top things that mothers never say

Mothers are the same the world over. They love us more than we can ever know… and how do we repay them when we’re children? By driving them crazy with our annoying little ways, our thoughtlessness, silliness and on more occasions than we might like to admit, our selfishness.

Powered by a love that knows no bounds, our long-suffering mothers take it all and carry on loving us just the same.

However, that doesn’t mean they don’t clamp down hard on us… and give us the benefit of their experience in the form of constant instructions, commands, threats, warnings, pleadings and so on.

It’s amazing how mothers all across the world unite in saying the same things to their offspring. But rather than list the things mothers tend to say, we thought we could make the point better by listing the top things that mothers never say.

Things your mother never said

When I say be back for 10 it’s just a guide… I often stayed out all night when I was your age.
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No need to tidy your room… I’ve got nothing better to do so I’ll clear up after you.
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I know there’s a lot of food on your plate, don’t feel you have to eat it all.
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Leave all the lights on if you want. It brightens up the house and the power company could do with the profits.
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You’ll never grow into that in a million years. Let’s buy you a top that fits.
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No problem, if you’re friends say it’s safe to play near the railway line that’s good enough for me.
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Wouldn’t you look better in a shorter skirt, maybe some eyeliner?
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Could you turn that music up so I can hear? I love heavy metal.
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Go on, jump on the bed and see how high you can go.
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Make sure you leave that door open every time you go out…I like a freezing draught through the house.
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There’s always so much mud on your clothes from playing football. Good on ya for getting stuck in!
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