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Welcome to the official Momilies® web site.

Nothing seems to lodge in the mind so securely as the well-turned maternal phrase. Listen to your conversations and notice how frequently you offer up a maxim or a piece of advice that begins, "As my mother used to say..." Most children grow up and realize, at some wrenching moment, that Mom is fallible, maybe not the smartest woman in the world, but by then it's too late- what she's said is what you got.

Momilies® get repeated from generation to generation, and sometimes the original meaning is lost, yet the sense remains. Many of them are all-purpose, a few are cruel, the majority loving; what's amazing is how, year in, year out, they guide our behavoir, in ways both large and small. Momilies have no real geographic or class lines; they transcend most human divisions. All you need to do is think of one of your mother's favorite sayings and her voice is magically in your ear.

Whether you like it or not.

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