The Washington Times - November 30, 2008, 10:19AM

Unlike the standard jokes, mothers-in-law are harder on their daughters-in-law, the Guardian is reporting.

A new 20-year study shows that mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law tear at each other, with the son/husband in the middle.


There aren’t a lot of mother-in-law jokes expressing the daughter-in-law’s pain because there aren’t that many women comics. They’re too busy planning how to dispose of their mother-in-law’s body.