WHAT FAMOUS MOTHERS SAID
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary's Mother -- "I don't mind you having a garden, Mary, but does it have to be growing under your bed?"
Mona Lisa's Mother -- "After all that money your father and I spent on braces, Mona, that's the biggest smile you can give us?"
Humpty Dumpty's Mother -- "Humpty, If I've told you once, I've told you a hundred times not to sit on that wall. But would you listen to me? Noooo!"
Columbus' Mother -- "I don't care what you've discovered, Christopher. You still could have written!"
Babe Ruth's Mother -- "Babe, how many times have I told you -- quit playing ball in the house! That's the third broken window this week!"
Michelangelo's Mother -- "Mike, can't you paint on walls like other children? Do you have any idea how hard it is to get that stuff off the ceiling?"
Napoleon's Mother -- "All right, Napoleon. If you aren't hiding your report card inside your jacket, then take your hand out of there and prove it!"
Custer's Mother -- "Now, George, remember what I told you -- don't go biting off more than you can chew!"
Abraham Lincoln's Mother -- "Again with the stovepipe hat, Abe? Can't you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?"
Barney's Mother -- "I realize strained plums are your favorite, Barney, but you're starting to look a little purple."
Mary's Mother -- "I'm not upset that your lamb followed you to school, Mary, but I would like to know how he got a better grade than you."
Goldilocks' Mother -- "I've got a bill here for a busted chair from the Bear family. You know anything about this, Goldie?"
Little Miss Muffet's Mother -- "Well, all I've got to say is if you don't get off your tuffet and start cleaning your room, there'll be a lot more spiders around here!"
Albert Einstein's Mother -- "But, Albert, it's your senior picture. Can't you do something about your hair? Styling gel, mousse, something...?" * George Washington's Mother: "The next time I catch you throwing money across the Potomac, you can kiss your allowance good-bye!"
Thomas Edison's Mother -- "Of course I'm proud that you invented the electric light bulb, Thomas. Now turn off that light and get to bed!"