Author Topic: The Mom Song  (Read 2288 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline ozgeorge

  • I'll take you for who you are if you take me for everything.
  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 16,383
  • My plans for retirement.
    • Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
The Mom Song
« on: March 25, 2008, 05:15:43 PM »
This is absolutely hilarious (and scary!)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxT5NwQUtVM&feature=related
If you're living a happy life as a Christian, you're doing something wrong.

Offline FrChris

  • The Rodney Dangerfield of OC.net
  • Site Supporter
  • Taxiarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 7,252
Re: The Mom Song
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2008, 05:39:36 PM »
Wow! It's like Presbytera Lori and our 4 kids are in my office with me right now!  :D
"As the sparrow flees from a hawk, so the man seeking humility flees from an argument". St John Climacus

Offline jlerms

  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 826
  • O sweet Jesus, cleanse my soul.
Re: The Mom Song
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2008, 05:40:42 PM »
Most excellent!!   :laugh:

juliana

Offline Fr. George

  • formerly "Cleveland"
  • Administrator
  • Stratopedarches
  • *******
  • Posts: 20,346
  • May the Lord bless you and keep you always!
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh
Re: The Mom Song
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2008, 05:57:03 PM »
What a riot!  Of course, it doesn't address many parts of growing up in a Greek household, and hearing phrases like (I'll put them in their translated form - it's much funnier that way) "you want to eat wood?" (i.e. a spanking) and "you dumb eggplant!"
« Last Edit: March 25, 2008, 05:59:32 PM by cleveland »
"If you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test. Be sincere and determined. Keep calm when trouble comes. Stay with the Lord; never abandon Him and you will be prosperous at the end of your days. Accept whatever happens to you. Even if you suffer humiliation, be patient. Gold is tested by fire and human character is tested in the furnace of humiliation. Trust the Lord and He will help you. Walk straight in His ways and put your hope in Him. " Sir 2:1-6

Offline GabrieltheCelt

  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 7,014
  • Faith: Eastern Orthodox OCA
Re: The Mom Song
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2008, 08:41:51 PM »
LOL!  Lord have mercy!  I heard every one of those admonishments growin' up but the one's that scared me the most were 'Wait til your daddy gits home." and "I'm grabbin' a switch (a small but unbreakable, flexible branch from a Hickory tree capable of reaching long distances), boy!"  :D  Thanks for bringing up traumatic childhood memories, Ozgeorge. :laugh: :laugh:
"The Scots-Irish; Brewed in Scotland, bottled in Ireland, uncorked in America."  ~Scots-Irish saying

Offline prodromas

  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,239
  • Greek Orthodox
Re: The Mom Song
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2008, 11:14:35 PM »
What a riot!  Of course, it doesn't address many parts of growing up in a Greek household, and hearing phrases like (I'll put them in their translated form - it's much funnier that way) "you want to eat wood?" (i.e. a spanking) and "you dumb eggplant!"

"I will change your lightbulbs",  "I will burn you", "I will eat you", "I will (poo) you" and the dreaded koutala and pantdofla.
The sins I don't commit are largely due to the weakness of my limbs.

1915-1923 Հայոց Ցեղասպանութիւն ,never again,
ܩܛܠܐ ܕܥܡܐ ܐܬܘܪܝܐ 1920-1914, never again,
השואה  1933-1945, never again,
(1914-1923) Ελληνική Γενοκτονία, never again

Offline Heorhij

  • Merarches
  • ***********
  • Posts: 8,576
    • Mississippi University for Women
Re: The Mom Song
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2008, 04:28:54 PM »
Riot indeed! :) :) :) Thanks for sharing!
Love never fails.

Offline EofK

  • Mrs. Y
  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 3,976
  • lolcat addict
Re: The Mom Song
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2008, 06:06:53 PM »
LOL!  Lord have mercy!  I heard every one of those admonishments growin' up but the one's that scared me the most were 'Wait til your daddy gits home." and "I'm grabbin' a switch (a small but unbreakable, flexible branch from a Hickory tree capable of reaching long distances), boy!"  :D  Thanks for bringing up traumatic childhood memories, Ozgeorge. :laugh: :laugh:

Oh, the switch.  My mom used forsythia branches... yeow!  The branch grows around 3-4 feet long and no thicker than a finger.

forsythia

« Last Edit: March 26, 2008, 06:07:45 PM by EofK »
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. -- Douglas Adams