Results for - Always Wear Clean Underwear...You Never Know If You're Going To Be In An Accident

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When I was a young girl, my mom would say things to me that seemed strange, but all my friends were also told similar things by their moms. Have you ever heard the saying

1. When I was a young girl, my mom would say things to me that seemed strange, but all my friends were also told similar things by their moms. Have you ever heard the saying "Always wear clean underwear. You never know when you're going to be in an accident"?

My mother always told me that too!
41%
785 votes
I have heard this before
45%
859 votes
Never heard it
14%
273 votes

2. Which other "mom expressions" did you grow up hearing (or perhaps you yourself said these things to your children)?

Don't put that in your mouth; you don't know where it has been
65%
1,249 votes
Be careful with that or you will put your eye out
53%
1,023 votes
If you can't say anything nice, then don't say anything
64%
1,234 votes
What part of NO don't you understand?
58%
1,111 votes
You'll understand when you are older
59%
1,132 votes
None of these
13%
258 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
29 votes

3. Do you sometimes find yourself saying the same things that your mother said to you, even though you may not fully understand the "logic" behind some of these sayings?

All the time!
26%
495 votes
Never
10%
187 votes
Actually I do, but I think these sayings made sense
25%
479 votes
Once in a while
28%
533 votes
Never heard any of these sayings/mom never said them to me
11%
203 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
20 votes

4. Modern day moms probably have their own sayings now, especially with social media and instant messaging being the norm. Which of these new "mom sayings" do you use, or do you hear other people using?

Never post anything that you would not say in person
30%
577 votes
Just because you delete it, doesn't mean that someone didn't see it
31%
594 votes
You think you're talking to someone you know, but you never really know who is behind that profile
29%
556 votes
Temporary anger becomes permanent postings
12%
230 votes
Always remember that everything you post becomes part of your online history...think of your future
26%
490 votes
Spelling and grammar matters even on Twitter or Instagram
17%
322 votes
None of these
41%
787 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
18 votes
02/09/2016 Living 1917 27 By: Harriet56

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