Tag Archives: mother


English: The best part of you dripped down your mother’s leg
collected: Astoria, Queens (04-28-2016)
origin: heard it (read it) while playing World of Warcraft – one player typed it to another in Battlegrounds. He also remembers hearing it from a friend in Junior High in Jackson Heights, Queens.


Finnish: Sinun äitisi on niin läski että kuin hän menee rannalle Greenpeace yrittää työntää hänet takaisin merelle
English: Your mama’s so fat, when she goes to the beach, Greenpeace tries to push her back to the sea.
collected: Vaasa, Finland (12-22-2015)
origin: not from Finland. Perhaps he saw it on the internet.


Romanaccio: Ao’, ma va a sona’ er tamburo sulla panza de tu madre co’ le ossa de li mortacci tua
English: go play tambourine with the bones of your ancestors on your mother’s belly
collected: Riga, Latvia (08-01-2016)
origin: heard if from his female relative (maybe 16 years old) while in the car. He thinks she made it up on the spot, but this tradition is very common in Roman culture, especially while stuck in traffic.


Latvian: Tev ir tik neglīta seja, ka viņu pat māte nevarētu mīlēt.
English: Your face is so ugly only your mother could love it
collected: Riga, Latvia (08-01-2016)
origin: He heard from his friends in Latvia.


Arabic: خنفسه شافت عيالها على الحيط قالت ده لولى ملضم فى خيط
Khanfasa shafet ‘ayalha ‘ala al-hayt, qalet da luli mladdam fi khayt
English: Your mother is like a cockroach who saw her children on the wall but mistook them for beautiful pearls
collected: Riga, Latvia (08-01-2016)
origin: Egyptian insult joke, in Arabic. Usually said by grandmothers as a way to call someone ugly. The (very) literal translation is: “A beetle saw her kids on the wall and said pearls connected by a string.”