at (one's) mother's knee

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at (one's) mother's knee

From one's mother, typically when one was a child. I learned how to bake at my mother's knee when I was just a girl.
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at your mother's (or father's) knee

at an early age.
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at your ˌmother’s ˈknee

when you were very young: I learnt these songs at my mother’s knee.
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But there are also some I learned at my mother's knee and some which family and friends from Dewsbury have passed on to me," said Margaret.
It's a busy time for the 56-year-old who is also in the middle of penning the third, and he insists final, part of his autobiography following the best-selling At My Mother's Knee.
The follow-up to At My Mother's Knee is, if anything, even more hilarious and outrageous.
E follow-up to successful 008 childhood memoir At My Mother's Knee, The Devil Rides Out explores Paul O'Grady's early, pre-fame adult years, the trials and tribulations.
The follow-up to successful 2008 childhood memoir At My Mother's Knee, The Devil Rides Out explores Paul O'Grady's early, pre-fame adult years, the trials and tribulations.
Following the runaway success of At My Mother's Knee, the first volume of his autobiography published two years ago, The Devil Rides Out, the second in the trilogy, takes readers from his days as a rebellious teenager in Birkenhead through his various jobs and early days of Lily Savage.
Even while still at my mother's knee (I am 68 now) I was taught that two wrongs do not make a right.
99) 6 At My Mother's Knee by Paul O'Grady (Bantam, pounds 7.
O'Grady's first effort, At My Mother's Knee and Other Low Joints, topped last year's non-fiction hardback list.
The former drag queen - who shot to fame as Lily Savage - has also been finishing his autobiography, At My Mother's Knee .
Another thing I learned at my mother's knee was to accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative, latch on to the affirmative and--well, you get the idea.
The chat show presenter's first volume, At My Mother's Knee And Other Low Joints, topped last year's non-fiction hardback list.
Sitting at my mother's knee as a toddler, I remember she would often stress the importance of 'putting money away for a rainy day'.
The teatime chat show host has had interest from three companies about his recently published autobiography At My Mother's Knee And Other Lower Joints.