I was rather surprised to hear this week that 'mothers are on the brink', due to recession, kids, failing careers etc.  I misread the title as 'mothers on the drink', and went off to find something alcoholic to drown my so-called sorrows in support of the sisterhood.

 If only they'd read the plight of another Mother, the one in Till Lindemann's song Mutter, then they'd surely have something to worry about.  Not for him a caring, nurturing figure but a damnation and curse on the whole of mother...
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