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Trying hard
13-05-16, 08:58 PM
Am I talking to a brick wall?

Things parents used to say that we said we wouldn't but find some of them slipping out

Do as I say, not as I do.

Don't eat that, you'll get worms!

I hope someday you have children just like you

Go to sleep Im tired

I will give you something to cry about

If you swallow a watermelon seed a watermelon will grow inside you.

Don't pick your nose, it'll cave in.

you're cruisin' for a bruisin'

S deleted
13-05-16, 09:27 PM
My mum was famed for saying 'I'm putting my foot down with a firm hand' lol. Not something I've ever said to my kids.

S deleted
13-05-16, 09:30 PM
Oh and the classic line...

If you fall out of that tree and break your legs, don't come running to me.

Trying hard
13-05-16, 09:31 PM
Haha I got the last one too (giggle)

purplefan
27-05-16, 11:01 AM
My mum would always say. "You could have your eye out with that"
(rofl) "paper don't grow on trees".

OldMike
27-05-16, 11:24 AM
Don't sit with your back to the fire it'll melt your marrow.

Don't bite your nails because the bits will turn to stone in your tummy.

S deleted
27-05-16, 11:30 AM
Oh don't eat Apple pips cos a tree will grow on your belly :o

magie06
27-05-16, 12:10 PM
Wash your mouth out with soap and water.

Suzi
27-05-16, 12:24 PM
Wash your mouth out with soap and water.
I've said this to mine. I've never done it though!

Were you born in a barn?
No, it's not cold put a jumper on.
You'll be the death of me
You wait 'till your father gets home.

magie06
27-05-16, 12:38 PM
Close the door. (about 50 times a day and now I say it all the time).

S deleted
27-05-16, 01:04 PM
Turn that music down!!!!

Suzi
27-05-16, 04:33 PM
(rofl) mine said that an awful lot too!
Oh and

"T you're going to have to take her to A+E again"....

Jaquaia
27-05-16, 06:10 PM
"What's for tea?" was always met with "iffits. If it goes around you'll get a bit, it it doesn't then tough luck"

ElizabethJane1
06-06-16, 01:16 PM
'Anger is a wasted emotion'
If you don't eat your salad then you can't have bread and butter'
'You must wear that blouse that is too long in the sleeve or you can't go on the roundabout'
Go to the toilet before you go out
You should have gone before you went out
Don't sniff
Stand up straight shoulders back

S deleted
06-06-16, 02:01 PM
What part of NO don't you understand?
I don't care who started it...
Bacause I said so, that's why

Paula
06-06-16, 04:32 PM
My dad would always tell me I wouldn't get a boyfriend if I kept biting my nails. I had my first boyfriend at age 12, and was married at 19 ;)

ElizabethJane1
07-06-16, 05:02 PM
You'll catch your death if you don't wear a coat/hat/scarf/vest

S deleted
07-06-16, 05:12 PM
I'll wallop your arse so hard you won't sit down for a week :(

purplefan
07-06-16, 08:40 PM
If you want a mustache then you have to shave every day for the hair to get stronger.

Bereft
12-07-16, 02:11 PM
I can't wait till you kids're back at school

magie06
12-07-16, 02:21 PM
Don't go out with a wet head. You'll catch your death of cold.

Bereft
12-07-16, 02:26 PM
I'll 'mum I'm bored' you in a minute!

Elless
12-07-16, 03:50 PM
Me: 'What are you doing Mum'

Mum: 'Knitting rice pudding' (knitting):s

OldMike
12-07-16, 04:11 PM
Me: 'What are you doing Mum'

Mum: 'Knitting rice pudding' (knitting):s

(rofl) (rofl) (rofl)

Watch you don't drop a stitch. (giggle)

Paula
12-07-16, 04:16 PM
'You'll live'. They still do, even with all my health issues. They've not been wrong yet ;)

magie06
12-07-16, 06:36 PM
'You'll be better before you are twice married', in good Christian Ireland where divorce only came into force much later!

Bereft
12-07-16, 06:39 PM
If the wind changes you'll stay like it

OldMike
12-07-16, 06:54 PM
If the wind changes you'll stay like it

My mum used to say that if I was pulling a face.

Bereft
12-07-16, 07:06 PM
yep, that's it

Elless
13-07-16, 11:17 AM
If the wind changes you'll stay like it

That one used to really scare me when I was small.

magie06
13-07-16, 01:38 PM
'Go get the wooden spoon' good enough to put panic into any Irish child because you knew you were going to get a wallop.

Bereft
13-07-16, 09:57 PM
Made me shudder without even knowing what it meant :)

magie06
13-07-16, 10:33 PM
'For the love of God', could be the start of a telling off, or could be an instruction to go outside, clean the bedroom or get ready for mass.

OldMike
14-07-16, 10:30 AM
My mum used to say "Wait till your father gets home" if I did anything naughty.

Paula
14-07-16, 11:32 AM
My mum used to say "Wait till your father gets home" if I did anything naughty.

So did mine, except we always thought she was the scary one ;)

Suzi
14-07-16, 05:52 PM
That was the same in my house!

magie06
14-07-16, 06:39 PM
Jesus, Mary and Holy Saint Joseph, what have you done?

Normally something very bad!

Suzi
14-07-16, 09:51 PM
I can't imagine you ever doing anything bad Magie x

magie06
14-07-16, 10:11 PM
'What's in the cat is in the kitten' - speaks for it's self I think.