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14 subtle signs you’re slowly but surely becoming your mammy

You didn’t lick it off the stones now, did you?

1. The odd sentence now ends with the words “Please God”

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2. Keeping tabs on what “yer wan next door” is doing is a favourite pastime

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3. Your knowledge of weather patterns knows no bounds

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4. “In my day” has become an important resource in your vocabulary

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5. Your draught detector has gone in to overdrive

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6. Picking your housemates’ or other half’s clothes and towels up off the floor in a huff is now a regular thing

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7. You’ve developed an inexplicable urge to feed all friends and visitors

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8. It’s taking longer to actually hang up the phone than ever before

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9. You can’t buy clothes or shoes without considering how much wear you’ll get out of them

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10. Washing powder and fabric conditioner must be vetted before purchasing

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11. A good deal on textiles, bed linens or home furnishings can genuinely make your day

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There’s a two-for-one on fitted sheets and those curtains you’ve had your eye on are FINALLY down to half price.

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12. You’d rather spend your Friday night in on the sofa watching the Late Late

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13. Meanwhile, nights out are spent commenting on younger revellers’ appearances

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14. And there’s nothing better than getting out of there early and snuggling down into bed at a respectable hour

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