Mum’s got the X-Factor

November 3, 2010

Siobhan || Leeds
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Whilst watching the finalists perform on X-Factor:

Mum: I think one of those guys is going to win.


They never pick stunners to be the Panto Dame, either

January 2, 2010

Alice || Coventry
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Mum: I always feel so sorry for Dame Edna Everage. She’s such an ugly woman.


That always happens to me, too

January 1, 2010

Clare || Birmingham
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I heard my mom stomping up and down the stairs apparently looking for something. When she found it, she announced to no one in particular

Mom: Why is it ALWAYS in the last place I look?!


Catch 22

November 25, 2009

Tamsin || Dorset, UK
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We were debating starting the dog on a course of tablets that evening, or leaving it to the morning when he had his breakfast

Mum: Can you open them now, and see if they’re crushable, but if they’re not, don’t open them.


It’s yellow like a sunflower!

October 22, 2009

Gina || Halifax
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Mum – “What’s custard made out of? Is it a plant?


One For The Brits Among Us

July 28, 2009

Jenni || Norwich, UK
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Mum – Who’s that lady with the big hair – off Eastenders?

Me – Barbara Windsor?

Mum – No, no… erm … Oh, I remember – Dolly Parton!


And the babies are chickerels

July 27, 2009

Alex || Cornwall, UK
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Mum – You know how a male chicken is called a cockerel?

Me – Yes…?

Mum – Is a lady chicken called a henerel?