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Does a Plaque of Ralph Kramden's 'ode to mother-in-law' exist?

Old 01-23-08, 08:12 AM
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Does a Plaque of Ralph Kramden's 'ode to mother-in-law' exist?

From the "Classic 39," titled "Hello, Mom," there was a portion at the end of the episode where Alice tells Ralph to read from a note. The note read as follows:

Dear Mom,

I'd just thought I'd write and tell you this. A mother-in-law is the most
criticized, the most misunderstood and the most defenseless of all women.
The average women must be clever enough to know when to speak, but a
mother-in-law must know when to keep silent. She must be very wise, wise
enough sometimes to withhold advice, although she knows the answer to the
problem. A mother-in-law must sit on the fence between her own child and
the child by marriage. Somehow she must keep her balance. She must lean
backwards until her spine aches or else she's accused of being partial and
she isn't permitted the luxury of hurt feelings or tears. If a person could
put themselves in their mother-in-laws place, weigh her in the balance,
being completely fair; they'd nominate her for the Presidency of the
United States, and she'd be the first women to make it.


I think this would make a great mother-in-law gift - these words on a nice Honeymooners plaque. Did something like this ever exist?
Old 01-23-08, 08:47 AM
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You could have one made. There is probably an engraving shop in your area that could do it for a decent price, or there are several online sources.

Here is one http://www.plaquemaker.com

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