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Erma Bombeck's Profile

Brief about Erma Bombeck: By info that we know Erma Bombeck was born at 1927-02-21. And also Erma Bombeck is American Journalist.

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I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.

Tags: Family, Food, Gravy

For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward.

Tags: Home, Marriage, Time

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.

Tags: Courage, Dreams, Someone

I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: 'Checkout Time is 18 years.'

Tags: Children, Put, Time

In two decades I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.

Tags: Charm, Lost, Total

When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he's doing nothing but the dog is barking, call 911.

Tags: Child, Dog, Water

People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you'll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow.

Tags: Care, Husband, Wife

I've exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars.

Tags: Cars, Funny, Women

Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical of other people's children and publicly admit they can do better are asking for it.

Tags: Children, Parents, Written

I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes.

Tags: Lucky, National, Society

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.

Tags: Anyone, Car, Parenting

There's something wrong with a mother who washes out a measuring cup with soap and water after she's only measured water in it.

Tags: After, Mother, Wrong

I was too old for a paper route, too young for Social Security and too tired for an affair.

Tags: Old, Tired, Young

Before you try to keep up with the Joneses, be sure they're not trying to keep up with you.

Tags: Keep, Try, Trying

The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.

Tags: Again, Hear, Reason

There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.

Tags: Miserable, Paradise, Photo

No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick.

Tags: After, Children, Sick

Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone?

Tags: Anyone, Notice, Piece

Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.

Tags: Car, Looking, Marriage

My kids always perceived the bathroom as a place where you wait it out until all the groceries are unloaded from the car.

Tags: Car, Place, Wait