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Old Nov 27 2010, 09:55 PM   #1
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To a very special Mother (from an Helen Exley Giftbook)

It would be something like Kater would put up...

*Mothers know when you are faking,

*Only a mother can send hugs by post,

*Mothers can do running repairs actually on the run,

*Only a mother can make family out of an assortment of disparate individuals,

*Only a mother can learn to see through her children's eyes. If she didn't, she wouldn't stand in a winter's drizzle, clutching a small, sticky paw, staring at a workman down a hole,

*Mothers are the only people who tell you the truth when it's going to hurt,

*Only mothers have lists. That breed. And grow!

*Mothers are the people who yell after you waving the things you've forgotten. (see 2 points down)

*Mothers are always on standby.

*Mothers don't have premonitions. They have been over every possible eventuality so often - both for good and ill - that whatever happens to you, they've rehearsed it.

*It's all very well saying "Mum, don't fuss" but it is she who discovers you haven't packed your documents.

*An engineer has a rapport with the engineers of another country, a mother with half it's population.

and my favourite.....


*Thank you for making friends with everybody on a day out - ladies in art galleries, bus conductors, shop assistants, old gentlemen feeding the sparrows, old gentlemen living in boxes, lost tourists, ladies on the wrong bus .... Thank you for introducing us to the human race.
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Old Nov 27 2010, 10:12 PM   #2
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Very nice & very true.
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Yeah, so true
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It is part of my mum's xmas gift. I had to raid it for some of the more likeable quotes
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