Mother's day?

Grumpy people only in here please

Moderator: Moderators

Post Reply
User avatar
Senior Member
Posts: 9213
Joined: Wed Nov 17, 2010 5:51 pm
Has thanked: 446 times
Been thanked: 1576 times

Mother's day?

Post by ayjay »

It should be called wife's day in our house. :?

Every year I get the phone call from nipper:- " Can you get Mum a box of chocs or something for Mother's day please Dad"

(He does the same for her Birthday as well).

Never a hint of any money being sent or reimbursed! :cussing: :cussing:

Say £20/£30 a year for the last 15 years or so, I could treat myself to summat nice with £400.
One day it will all be firewood.
User avatar
Senior Member
Posts: 8005
Joined: Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:04 pm
Location: Fife
Has thanked: 747 times
Been thanked: 1616 times

Re: Mother's day?

Post by steviejoiner74 »

It's the same in my gaff ayjay....
Carpentry,I can explain it to you but I cannot understand it for you.
User avatar
Senior Member
Posts: 10338
Joined: Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:49 pm
Location: Oban
Has thanked: 290 times
Been thanked: 1561 times

Re: Mother's day?

Post by kellys_eye »

I'm going to campaign for 'lazy tw@t of a husband/boyfriend day' and wait (364 days) for my prezzies..... :lol:
sent from my laptop using my fingers - because we REALLY need to know where it's come from.....
User avatar
Senior Member
Posts: 4277
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2008 3:58 pm
Has thanked: 946 times
Been thanked: 364 times

Re: Mother's day?

Post by Argyll »

I always outdo my sisters just to wind them up. I always write on my mums card 'from your favourite child' They go nuts and bite like fook. :lol:

I never buy anything for my kids mums and they never get anything for me for fathers day so fook em.
Senior Member
Posts: 1645
Joined: Sat Nov 21, 2015 7:08 pm
Has thanked: 122 times
Been thanked: 311 times

Re: Mother's day?

Post by Grendel »

Strictly speaking it's Mothering Sunday rather than Mother's Day. It's a religious festival always the fourth Sunday in lent and three weeks before easter and was originally intended that people visit their mother church on that day. Nowadays it has been taken over by crass commercialism and turned into Mother's Day where offspring are bombarded with advice to buy mater a bunch of flowers, choccys and a card.
As anti commercialism atheists we don't bother in our house.
These users thanked the author Grendel for the post (total 2):
Rating: 14.29%
Senior Member
Posts: 6037
Joined: Mon Jan 16, 2006 8:16 pm
Location: Somerset
Has thanked: 77 times
Been thanked: 329 times

Re: Mother's day?

Post by Hitch »

Waste of time here...
Was going to go out today, but the kids were giving grief, so ruined the day...
I gave the wifes car thorough valet yesterday, so shes had that as her present (from me ) :wtf:
And i dont need to worry about my own mother, because she hasnt bothered speaking to any of the three of us for almost 7 years.
[size=100][color=green][b]Why isn't the number 11 pronounced onety one? [/b][/color][/size]
Post Reply

Return to “The Grumpy corner”