Orgin of name 'Mother in law Tongue'

dupuichApril 1, 2005

Hello, Does anyone know where the name "mother in law tongue" comes from? i've sparked quite a debate here at my office, half of the people say that it is because they never die, and half say it is because mother's in law often have sharp tongues.

thanks!!!

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plantermunn

If your mather in law didn't have that sharp tongue. Her living for ever would be a blessing.

    Bookmark   April 1, 2005 at 7:11PM
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dufflebag2002(Calif. 91607)

Clever, and it make sense, San. do have sharp tips.
Probably in Englalnd, they had them first.

    Bookmark   April 26, 2005 at 11:40PM
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