How did the mother-in-law's tongue get its name?

Answer Because it is flat like a tongue and has a sharp tip like a snake meant to represent how "evil" the mother in law is.

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Why most women complaint about their mother in laws and sister in laws are common - doesn't it mean that some emotional or psychological issues are related commonly with this relation?

I think this is more on the side of the mother-in-law or sister-in-law. They feel that a new woman is coming into their son's/brother's life and essentially taking over the position that they held.... Read More »

What should i take to my new mother in laws BBQ?

Call her up tomorrow morning and find out if she needs you to pick up anything for her or see if she needs help. If she sounds hesitant yet says 'no' then show up an hour early, strap on an apron ... Read More »

How To Deal With Mother-in-Laws?

Mother-in-law jokes are a dime a dozen, but in truth, some mothers-in-law can be genuinely difficult. They intrude at inappropriate points, presume to dictate how you live your life, and let you kn... Read More »

What is your mother in laws brother to your daughter?