It was a line my Mother had used with me several times, during my youth
I have used many of "the lines" since the kiddos came into my life
But this one just never came up!
Not that I had a problem with it or that it had some horrible memory with it, just that I've never used it!
It just came out of my mouth!
You know that line:
When I say jump, you say, how high?!!
I have to say, it was good! Very good! It spoke perfectly and gave a visual image to my expectations and levels of respect and obedience expected from my kiddos!
It was "spot-on"!