QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“Men are what their mothers made them.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
“All that I am, or ever hope to be,
I owe to my angel mother.”
— Abraham Lincoln
FLOWERS IN SHOP WINDOW
British writer Gyles Brandreth recounts in The Oldie magazine how a friend of his went into a shop to buy flowers for Mother’s Day.
The woman at the counter told him they did not sell flowers, saying: “We are a circumcision clinic.
When his friend protested that there were flowers in the window, the woman replied: “What do you expect us to put in the window?”