Examples of -in-Law
In all times and places many examples of poor relations between wives and mothers-in-law can be seen.
Mothers-in-law are hard of hearing.
To drunken mothers-in-law give full jugs.
Of brothers-in-law and red dogs few are good.
Brides and mothers-in-law are like dogs and monkeys.
Mothers-in-law are fine so long as they are deaf and blind.
The sins of the fathers are often visited upon the sons-in-law.
Sons-in-law enjoy a naturally defined sexual conspiracy with their wives' mothers.
(Stephen Bayley in The Telegraph - Mother Tongue, )
Darren Corbridge and John Naylor, who are brothers-in-law, secured the payment after wrongly arrested and convicted of assaulting an officer in Weymouth, Dorset.
(Daily Mail - News, )
While male fruit flies preferred to court an unknown female over their previous mate or her sisters, female fruit flies displayed a predilection for their 'brothers-in-law'.
(Science Daily - News, )
See also examples for -in-laws, son-in-law, father-in-law, mother-in-law, parent-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, daughter-in-law, Co-Father-in-Law, Co-Mother-in-Law, Co-Sister-in-Law, Co-Brother-in-Law, Co-Parents-in-Law.
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