Your Parents Said What?!

Fun Fan Friday! What crazy, weird, wacky, nutty things did your parents say to you growing up?

Here is what our readers shared:

‎”Do you want me to give you something to cry about?” Um, nope pretty sure I’ve got that one figured out already!

I couldn’t lick the bowl of the cake mix because there was raw eggs in it. Yet they drunk egg nog at christmas.

Oh now that would fill a book! LOL…”Watch your mouth” (well, uh my nose is in the way…) or “I’ll let you know when you can think on your own.” and “Be the bigger person.” (what the heck does THAT mean anyway?

Your eyes will stick like that – if you cross them. – some adult told us this, not sure it was a parent.

If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you? Well… There are so many variables but probably not but maybe!

Time all cups were broken, lucky you’re a mug.

When you grow up, you’ll have a daughter that will roll her eyes to the ceiling every time you correct her~I do

Don’t pee in the public swimming pool.The water will turn blue and everyone will know you did it.

Daddy told me if I would try a food I didn’t like, it would put hair on my chest. Daddy I’m a girl! 🙂

Grandma always said when lightening flashed God is taking your picture…And when you hear thunder the Angels are bowling…when it snows Angels are having a pillow fight <3 miss U grandma

My Great Grandma always said there was always room for ice cream. “It just slides on down”

Something about pouting, if you leave your lip out like that, a bird will poop on it.

Never fry bacon naked!

can’t remember frm my parents. i use to tell my daughter that if she kept swallowing her gum her blood veins would blow a bubble and pop! she remembers that. funny.

Go scrub butt = go get in the shower.

My step-father always said “I’ll tell you how the cow eats the cabbage”. Despised that phrase…

My granddad used to say, “I’m going to see a man about a dog with two tails.” I never understood what that meant ????

I’m going to go see a man about a horse.

You digging for gold? nose picking

I’ll smack you into next week.

Don’t make me high five your face.

You know what you find under a pony’s tail?

My grandfather always said, “Time for all dogs to be dead, aren’t you glad you’re a pup!”

She had freckles on her but she was pretty – I always thought they were saying I had freckles on my butt!

Do you have one to add? Leave it in the comments below.

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  1. My dad always told me that if you swallow a watermelon seed you’ll grow a watermelon in your belly. I can’t tell you how many times I cried cause I thought I was growing a watermelon baby 🙂

  2. Being the oldest of 6 I heard A LOT of “You’re the oldest so it’s your responsibility to set the example.” and “If you don’t stop swallowing your gum your insides are gonna stick together.” 🙂

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