"What the hell happened in P.E.?"
"You were entirely too friendly with the Hendricksons."
Tags:scold, scolds, scolding, cat, cats, unfriendly, friendly, friendliness, overly friendly, too friendly, overfamiliar, over-familiar, over-familiarity, living room, living rooms, cat owner, cat owners, cat lover, cat lovers, fickle, hot and cold, run hot and cold, runs hot and cold, personable, tell off, tells off, telling off
Portuguese Mom of War
Tags:mom, moms, mother, mothers, mum, mums, man o' war, man of war, portuguese, sting, stings, stinging, jellyfish, jellyfishes, drift, drifts, drifting, responsibility, take responsibility, taking responsibility, proactive, nag, nags, nagging, scold, scolds, scolding, irresponsible, irresponsibility, proactivity
"Dad, the dean has gone over your financial statement, and he doesn't think you're working up to your full potential."
Tags:financial statement, financial statements, tuition, tuition fee, tuition fee, university, universities, college, colleges, college fund, college funds, university fund, university funds, potential, dean, deans, admonish, admonishes, admonishing, scold, scolds, scolding, shame, shames, shaming, guilt, guilts, guilting
"Smokey The Tree"
Tags:smoking, smoker, smokers, smoking ban, public smoking ban, don't smoke, no smoking, lighting up, tobacco, tree, trees, forest, forests, woods, nature, forest fire, forest fires, scolding, scold, scolds, awareness, public service announcement, public service announcements, psa, p.s.a., dangerous, risky, wildfire, wildfires
"What have you been up to?"
Tags:tall tale, tall tales, long story, long stories, tale, tales, story, stories, come home late, coming home late, wife, wives, scold, scolds, scolding, nag, nags, nagging, return home, returning home, suspicious, suspicion, suspicions, police line, police lines, husband, husbands, late night, late nights, late, tardy, tardiness, punctual, punctuality
"Even when you were a baby you wouldn't eat."
Tags:picky eater, picky eaters, mom, moms, mother, mothers, mum, mums, nag, nags, nagging, feed, feeds, feeding, feeder, feeders, overfeed, overfeeds, overfeeding, eat, eats, eating, guilt, guilts, guilting, guilty, admonish, admonishes, admonishing, scold, scolds, scolding, intrusive, butt in, butts in, butting in, son, sons
"I'm old enough to recognize a lecture disguised as grace."
Tags:lecture, lectures, grace, say grace, saying grace, family dinner, family dinners, scold, scolds, scolding, passive aggressive, passive aggressiveness, passive aggression, dinner, dinners, dinner table, dinner tables, parent, parents, parenting, kid, kids, child, discipline, disciplines, disciplines, pray, prays, praying, prayer, prayers, smart alec, smart aleck, smart alecks, smartass, smartasses
"I'll stop whining when you stop nagging."
Tags:whine, whines, whining, nag, nags, nagging, complain, complains, complaining, negotiation, negotiations, parent, parents, parenting, toddler, toddlers, candy, snack, snacks, junk food, junk foods, dealmaker, dealmakers, deal maker, deal makers, negotiator, negotiators, scold, scolds, scolding, discipline, disciplines, disciplining, family therapy
"You just don't get it, do you?"
Tags:harpy, harpies, minotaur, minotaurs, myth, myths, mythological creature, mythological creatures, scold, scolds, scolding, admonish, admonishes, admonishing, relationship, relationship problem, relationship problems, relationship difficulty, relationship difficulties, spat, spats, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, row, rows, rowing
"Please hold my calls and disregard any cries for help."
Tags:cry for help, cries for help, crying for help, berate, berates, berating, boss, bosses, manager, managers, chew out, chews out, chewing out, whimper, whimpers, whimpering, snivel, snivelling, hold my calls, executive, executives, mean, cruel, cruelty, tongue-lashing, tongue-lashings, yell, yells, yelling, shout, shouts, shouting, scold, scolds, scolding, beat, beats, beating, beatings, violent, violence, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, corporation, corporations, corporate culture
"The striptease I like! The clothes on the floor I'm not wild about."
Tags:married life, married lives, tease, teases, teasing, mess, messes, neat, neat freak, neat freaks, type a, type a personality, type a personalities, admonish, admonishes, admonishing, scold, scolds, scolding, messy bedroom, messy bedrooms, strip, strips, stripping, entice, entices, variety, introduce variety, introducing variety
Mothers Without Borders
"Eat your broccoli!"
Tags:home cook, home cooks, home cooking, diner, diners, greasy spoon, greasy spoons, restaurant, mom, moms, mom's, home cooked meal, home cooked meals, nag, nags, nagging, vegetables, broccoli, scold, scolds, scolding, admonish, admonishes, motherly, motherly advice, admonishing, healthy eating, health food, health foods, mother, mothers, mum, mums, parent, parents, parenting
"Well, I hope you're happy, Mr. Science Genius. Now you've killed your little sister."
Tags:science kit, science kits, genius, geniuses, child prodigy, child prodigies, sister, sisters, brother, brothers, chemist, chemists, chemistry, chemistry set, chemistry sets, test, tests, experiment, experiments, science experiment, science experiments, poison, poisons, poisoning, toxic, toxic gas, toxic gases, toxic gasses, carbon monoxide, accident, accidents, scold, scolds, scolding, manslaughter, murder, murders, murderer, murderers, mad scientist, mad scientists
"You know neither one of you guys has ever been worth a damn in a crisis."
Tags:crisis, crises, useless, uselessness, worthless, worthlessness, employee, employees, coworker, coworkers, colleague, colleagues, co-worker, co-workers, damage control, play, plays, playing, mess around, messes around, messing around, head in the clouds, insult, insults, insulting, tell off, tells off, telling off, scold, scolds, scolding
Quick Response Forces at East 89th Street
"Your solution to everything is to show up, do your job, then go home!"
Tags:solution, solutions, do your job, doing your job, career, careers, nag, nags, nagging, chide, chides, chiding, admonish, admonishes, admonishing, wife, wives, husband, husbands, impersonal, worker, workers, workday, workdays, routine, routines, work routine, work routines, routine, routines, answer, answers, responsible, responsibility, responsibilities, scold, scolds, scolding, spouse, spouses
"Why aren't you out there protecting us from evildoers, young man?"
Tags:scold, scolds, scolding, old lady, old woman, old women, evildoer, evildoers, protect, protects, protection, ingrate, ingrates, ungrateful, gratitude, superhero, superheroes, superheroic, deed, deeds, good deed, good deeds, idle, nag, nags, nagging, guilt, guilts, guilting, guilt-inducing, expectant, expectancy, crime stopper, crime stopping, law enforcer, law enforcement, old biddy, old biddies
"You've been to one of those punk-rock places again, haven't you?"
Tags:punk rock, punk rocker, punk rockers, punk, punks, cat, cats, mange, mangy, stray, strays, stray cat, stray cats, safety pin, safety pins, fashion accessory, fashion accessories, accessory, accessories, earring, earrings, telltale sign, telltale signs, clue, clues, obvious sign, obvious signs, scold, scolds, scolding, rebellion, rebellious phase, rebellious phases
"You're going to create the same problems on the way down as you created on the way up."
Tags:problem, problems, create problems, creates problems, creating problems, suicidal, admonish, admonishes, admonishing, cycle, cycles, therapist, therapists, therapy, psychologist, psychologists, shrink, shrinks, headshrinker, solution, solutions, final solution, final solutions, scold, scolds, scolding
"Hey, I'm your alcohol-fuelled recurring hallucination, not your alcohol-fuelled recurring maid."
Tags:hallucination, hallucinations, hallucinate, hallucinating, slob, slobs, messy, clean up, cleans up, cleaning up, nightmare, nightmares, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism, pick up, picks up, picking up, pick up after yourself, cleaner, cleaners, maid, maids, indignant, mom, moms, mother, mothers, parent, parents, parenting, scold, scolds, scolding, tell off, tells off, telling off, drunkard, drunkards, drunk, drunks, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism
Bartlett's Expanded Quotations
Tags:quote, quotes, quotation, quotations, familiar quotations, bartlett, bartlett's, nag, nags, nagging, passive aggressive, passive aggression, passive aggressiveness, cheap, cheapskate, cheapskates, backhanded compliment, backhanded compliments, scold, scolds, scolding, frustrate, frustration, frustrations, family, families
"Don't you ever run off again to get your oil changed without telling me."
Tags:car, cars, mechanic, mechanics, serviceman, servicemen, car serviced, car maintenance, maintenance, maintained, maintains, maintaining, oil change, oil changes, oil changing, run away, ran away, running away, runs away, tell off, telling off, told off, scold, scolding, scolds, scolded, worried, worrisome, worries, worry
"Why do you automatically assume that I'll fly too close to the sun?"