Growing up there was a lot of yelling and lecturing from mom that probably drove you nuts. (SAME.) So, the folks at Radio Onda Cero asked people to share what mom used to say using #MiViejitaMeDecía, and these are a few of the phrases that are all too real…
A lot of what moms would say came in the form of a threat.
— Angie Burga (@AngieBurgaa) October 27, 2016
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Where is the lie??
They were really good at making us feel super nervous and scared as kids.
#MiViejitaMeDecia si lo encuentro que te hago????????
— ??. (@porcezaga178) October 27, 2016
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You’d then PRAY to every god that she wouldn’t find whatever it was you were looking for. ?
And every time you asked for permission to go out somewhere, you knew what her response was going to be…
#MiViejitaMeDecia si quieres salir limpia tu cuarto
— Glenda Jara (@glendamouse2) October 27, 2016
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Even after cleaning, she’d alwayyys find something to complain about.
— Angie Beatriz (@PorcezagaaAyN) October 27, 2016
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And if she saw you taking a small break from your quehacer, she’d yell…
#MiViejitaMeDecia No haces nada! Solo estás echada en tu cama ??
— Fatima♡AyN♡JP♡GP (@fatima_1701) October 27, 2016
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Followed by a lecture we’re all familiar with…
#MiViejitaMeDecia yo a tu edad trabajaba, estudiaba y limpiaba la casa.?
— Alondra Vega (@AlondraOnFire) October 27, 2016
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And you’d start singing in your head… ?heard it all before.?
At 17 you thought you could get away with doing what you wanted, but she was always quick to shut you down.
#MiViejitaMeDecia Mientras seas menor de edad vas a ser lo que yo diga ?
— Keren ❤ (@kerpalomino) October 27, 2016
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And once you turned 18 she’d hit you with…
— MARÍA SÁENZ ? (@mara_senz) October 27, 2016
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And as long as you lived under your parents’ roof, you heard this nonstop:
#MiViejitaMeDecia "Ves yo te lo dije nunca me haces caso" ???
— FcoArizagaPorcella (@FcoPorcezagaTS) October 27, 2016
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Lawd help me!