If you ever need a punch line, here’s one you always can depend on: “...my mother-in-law!” Guaranteed laugh.
Or, from me, a punch in the nose.
Fact is I love my mother-in-law and am depressed that she is ailing. But mothers-in-law are just about the only group of people you still can pick on (besides maybe Nazis) without having anyone make a peep. There’s nothing politically incorrect about ragging on the mom of your spouse — or all moms of all spouses. Where’s the mother-in-law lobby when you need ‘em?
This group seems to have been missing for several millenniums. After all,...