This Article is From Aug 20, 2014

Sounds Familiar? 11 Things Some Punjabi Mothers Say

Sounds Familiar? 11 Things Some Punjabi Mothers Say

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Punjabi mothers, loud and loving in equal measure, are a collective force of nature. From guilt-tripping to good advice, delivered with a dollop of tadka, they always seem to have a trick up their sleeves to whip their offspring into shape. Here are some things you've probably heard a Punjabi mother say:

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You could be 60 kgs overweight but for your Punjabi mother you are just "healthy".


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Facebook, Whatsapp, she knows it all...even if she doesn't.

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Standard response to anything that goes wrong.

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The other standard response to anything that goes severely wrong.

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Punjabi mothers single handedly give cookery shows all their TRPs; and new names to exotic ingredients.

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That's your cue to know "someone's gonna get hurt real bad".

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No, no need to answer that. You get one anyway.

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It's all about comparisons, people.


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That line won't hold as evidence in the family court of law. #JustSaying


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Gee, thanks mum. It's not like you mention it like all the time!


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Whether they exist or not, she always feels answerable to someone/anyone for your actions.