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the mother of your father or mother

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GRANDMOTHERLY arrers fans may well return to Wembley Arena next week to swoon in the company of middle-England icons Torvill and Dean, but with Messrs Manley and Mardle on stage tonight artistic impression doesn't get any better.
Perhaps our next "typical" veteran will not be a grizzled greybeard, but a grandmotherly type who has shred the traditional strings.
McCall, along with Lauren Klein, as the grandmotherly Mrs.
You can choose from the classic grandmotherly encouragement--"Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.
This is the UK premiere of the musical version with rather flavourless music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe and a book by the late Willis Hall which puts a damper on the action with its imposition of a grandmotherly narrator.
To make matters worse, she said, the grandmotherly neighbor who had volunteered to accompany her to the hospital no longer could.
No one who has spent two hours at work stealthily watching tank-like Ultimate Fighting competitors roundhouse-kick each other in the face and seeing clumsy skateboarders dash their brains out on staircases will buy the feeble, grandmotherly marketing arguments against fighting.
Sandra Day O'Connor invited bachelor David Souter for Thanksgiving, out of pure grandmotherly graciousness.
A grandmotherly waitress kept coming by with an extra roll or donut and a big grin.
Perry's portrayal of the grandmotherly Madea in blockbuster movies and theatrical runs has been the foundation of his rapidly growing entertainment empire.
DeLay was a sharp, honest, plainspoken Midwesterner who combined keen psychological insight and a zest for healthy challenges with a grandmotherly, nurturing presence (famously addressing students as "sugarplum" and "sweetie-pie").
The book imparts advice on love, sex and living, albeit in the voice of Perry's alter ego, the grandmotherly, wisecracking, gun-toting Madea Simmons.