Friday, March 13, 2009
25 reasons why we should appreciate our mums
1. They taught us to appreciate a job well done.
("If you two are going to kill each other, do it outside. I had just finished cleaning in here!")
2. They taught us religion.
("You'd better pray that the stain could be removed from the shirt else ...") or better still ..("You'd better pray that the girl didn't get pregnated by you else ...")
3. They taught us about time travel.
("If you don't straighten up, I'm gonna knock you into next week!")
4. They taught us logic.
("Because I said so, that's why!")
5. They taught us more logic.
("If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, you're not going to the store with me!")
6. They taught of foresight.
("Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident.") or... ("I gave birth to you, so I know what you are going to do as you wag your tail") or... ("continue shaking your legs and you will have a bad future") in a Chinese way? "Yan yiu fook bok shue yiu yip lok"
7. They taught us irony.
("Keep crying and I'll give you something to cry about!)
8. They taught us about the science of osmosis.
("Shut your mouth and eat your dinner.")
9. They taught us about contorionism.
("Will you just look at the dirt on the back of your neck?")
10. They taught us stamina.(or should it be patience?)
("You'll sit there until the veges are gone!")
11. They taught us about the weather.(forecasting and weather science for aftermaths)
("This room of yours looks like a tornado just went through it!")
12. They taught us about hypocrisy.
("If I told you once, I've told you a million times. Don't exaggerate!")
13. They taught us about the circle of life.
("I brought you into this world and I can take you out!")
14. They taught us about behavior modification.
("Stop acting like your father!")
15. They taught us about envy.
("There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don't have wonderful parents like you do!") or the more Chinese style ("Ah Boi ah! Why never finish your rice? You know hor, those people in war have nothing to eat?")
16. They taught us about anticipation.
("Just wait until we get home!")
17. They taught us about receiving.
("You are going to GET IT when we get home!")
18. They taught us about medical science.
("If you don't stop crossing your eyes, they will freeze like that!") or... ("try sticking out your tongue again then you can't put it back into your mouth")
19. They taught us about ESP.
("Put your sweater on. Don't you think I know when you are cold?") or... ("Why do you have to wear a sweater when I know you are feeling hot inside?") or... ("Don't think I don't know what you are doing in front of the computer")
20. They taught us about humor.
("When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don't come running to me!")
21. They taught us about how to become an adult.
("If you don't eat your vegetables, you'll never grow up!")
22. They taught us about genetics.
("You're just like your father/grandmother/great grandmother/great...grand whatever!")
23. They taught us about our roots.
("Shut that door. Do you think you were born in a barn?")
24. They taught us wisdom.
("When you get to my age, you'll understand.") or... ("You will know how I feel when you grow older")
25. They taught us justice.
("One day, you'll have kids and I hope they turn out just like you!") or... ("I just wish one day your kids will treat you just the same")
Feel most are true to the core? Anyone wanna add anything? Do drop me a comment lol. Anyway I am busy and still will continue to busy till don't know when. So much work to do and so little time to blog. Do bear with me and return daily to see if I have updated my blog ok? Thanks for the support guys. Do click on the ads which you found interesting. It keeps my stomach full by the way.
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