some mothers do have them

some mothers do have them

dated An expression of reproval of someone for being foolish or inept. Popularized by the 1970s comedy show Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. Primarily heard in UK. The idiot ran right in the middle of the road to pick up his hat, causing several cars to nearly crash as a result. I tell you, some mothers do have them!
See also: have, mother
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