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!