This Mother’s Day, we take time to remember all our moms have done for us. Frankly, we should remember our mothers all year long. Mothers are the unsung heroes of society. Let’s say it together – Thanks Mom!!!
Okay, now for a little bit of mother trivia. Below is a list of some names and phrases containing the word mother, mom or something similar. I’m sure you can add to the list. Post some that come to mind if you like.
Mother May I – a kids’ game
Mother Machree – an old movie
Mother of Mercy – a synonym for the Virgin Mary
Mother Theresa – a nun, world famous for working with the poor in India
Mother Trucker – a nicer way of saying something not so nice
Mothers of Invention – a band most famous for backing Frank Zappa
Mother of all Battles – what Saddam Hussein called the 1990/91 Gulf War, waged successfully by U.S. and coalition forces.
Mother lode – a name for a principal gold deposit
Tough Mutha – someone who is resilient, particularly under difficult circumstances
Oh Mamma – an exclamation, used for emphasis
Hot Mamma – a good looking gal
Mamma Mia – an Italian phrase, used for emphasis like Oh Mamma! A song by ABBA. A movie and show based on the music of ABBA.
Mamacita – the Spanish language equivalent of hot mamma.
Madonna – a reference to the Virgin Mary. The most famous female pop star in the world.
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