From the sublime to the ridiculous – our 23 favourite Awfully British Mum Sayings
As Sunday was Mother’s Day, people have been sharing the quaint sayings their mums use or used.
Well, alright, some were quaint, some were downright threatening, but we know they didn’t mean it.
This is what started it all.
As its Mother's day and we love our English, Northern Irish, Scottish,Welsh Mums, Lets hear the words that strike fear from their lovely mouths.
Sitting on the naughty step are @MaidenWatford@Cute_Cthulhu@ArthurFooksake
— Awfully British #Tag (@awfullybritish2) March 22, 2020
These were our favourites.
Always wear clean underwear just in case you get hit by a bus.
— Dixie Wrecked (@bookilyworm) March 22, 2020
If your friend jumped off a cliff would you do it too? #AwfullyBritishMumSayings
— Adrian Lui (@adrianlui) March 22, 2020
“What did your last slave die of? Do you know what, I’ll do it myself!”
— Lee Gilb (@Lee_GiIb) March 22, 2020
#AwfullyBritishMumSayings Sitting that close to the telly will make your eyes go square
— Sam Goodman (@SamGoodman990) March 22, 2020
You must think I was born yesterday…
If the wind changes your face will stay like that #AwfullyBritishMumSayings
— Kenneth Reading (@KennethReading) March 22, 2020
Wash behind your ears else you'll grow potatoes
— Robert Adam (@Robadam69) March 22, 2020
— Linzi B 🐝 (@loopyblonde) March 22, 2020
If you fall off and break your leg
Don’t come running to me
— brenda (@brendaanne66) March 22, 2020
Take your coat off or you'll not feel the benefit when you go out side!
— tis me. Nic (@tismenic70) March 22, 2020
Come on, up the wooden hill. #AwfullyBritishMumSayings
— BigPaulinWales (@bigpaulwales) March 22, 2020