It has since emerged, however, that Kate actually bought the dress herself in 2008, and it was she who lent it to her mum in 2010.
Screenwriter Tony Briggs and his ‘mum’ talk about the true events that inspired the story.
I think maybe it was the justification he used for that and how he treated my mum for having what he thought was an affair.
Zara's allowed to do things like this because her mum very wisely renounced her HRH on her behalf.
Bridget is now a wealthy but permanently frazzled widow and mum to two small kids.
You were the little clerk who sat so mum in the corner, and then cried fy on the gleeman.
Ye haven't; then I very much doubt if ye'll see him this day, mum.
Mebbe we may take a notion to drop in on ye bime by; with thanks, mum, we now sagaciate.
"I'm afraid as how the house was too quiet for Mr. Grierson, mum," she wound up.
You did right to take this out, mum, when the fly went to the stables.
"be silent," 1560s, from Middle English mum, mom (late 14c.), inarticulate closed-mouth sound, indicative of unwillingness or inability to speak. As an adjective meaning "secret" from 1520s. Phrase mum's the word is first recorded 1704.
abbreviation of chrysanthemum, first attested 1915 in the jargon of gardeners.