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Praise . . . mother

Posted by ESC on August 14, 2003

In Reply to: Praise . . . mother posted by R. Berg on August 14, 2003

: : Is this proverb used in the English speaking countries? in which occasions?
: : The origin?

: : Thanks!
: : STE

: I've never heard it in the United States.

That sounds familiar. I've believe I've seen it my references. Not promising anything, but I'll try to find it. I take it to mean that if you want to gain favor with a mother, praise her children.