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Things Our Parents Say...

03/15/2013 03:52PM ● By anonymous

What's something your parents used to say to you as a child that you swore you'd never say - but catch yourself saying it all the time?

“...on God’s green earth!” And “one little i-ota!” ~EronMarie

We’ll see. ~Debra

Eat your dinner. There are children starving in China. ~Kimberly

Because I said so! ~Lyn & Ashley

Wait until your dad gets home! ~Pat

As a teenager when I was getting ready to go out, my mom used to say, “Pretend like I’m sitting on your shoulder.” I’d roll my eyes behind her back whenever she said that, but now I say it to my kids. I don’t think they like it, either.~Beth

I don’t know isn’t an answer! ~JD

When I was your age, I had to... ~Lee

If you don’t stop making that face, it’s going to freeze that way! ~Lisa

If your friend told you to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge, would you do it? ~Cynthia

Keep your hands to yourself! ~Alan