Fordi hun har for mange vitser om henne.
Nå hører det kanskje med til historien at vi befinner oss i New York, og at stand up-komikeren Sunda er svart - og hennes svigermor er jødisk. Videre er Sundas mann også advokaten hennes (Sundas, altså - ikke morens!) Mange gode poenger å ta av der, med andre ord. Du kan se et glimt av henne her (Sunda, altså - ikke svigermoren!):
Så langt amerikansk humor. Jeg er enda mer svak for den engelske humoren...
Her er The Suns 10 på topp:
"I can always tell when the mother in law's coming to stay... the mice throw themselves on the traps." Les Dawson
"My wife said: 'Can my mother come down for the weekend?' So I said: 'Why?' and she said: 'Well, she's been up on the roof two weeks already'." Bob Monkhouse
"My mother-in-law said 'one day I will dance on your grave'. I said 'I hope you do, I will be buried at sea.'" Les Dawson
"I wanted to do something nice so I bought my mother-in-law a chair. Now they won't let me plug it in." Henry Youngman
"I haven't spoken to my mother-in-law for eighteen months. I don't like to interrupt her." Ken Dodd
"I took my mother-in-law to Madame Tussaud's Chamber of Horrors and one of the attendants said: 'Keep her moving sir, we're stock-taking.'" Les Dawson
"A police recruit is asked during an exam, "What would you do if you had to arrest your own mother-in-law?" He replies, "I'd call for backup." Bernard Manning
"My mother-in-law fell down a wishing well, I was amazed, I never knew they worked." Les Dawson
"I just got back from a pleasure trip. I took my mother-in-law to the airport." Henry Youngman
"My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we're having a change. We're going to let her in." Les Dawson