PHRASES MY MOTHER IN LAW USES WITH ALARMING REGULARITY.

  1. "Leave it to the powers to be."
  2. "A battery of tests."
  3. "What can I tell ya, kiddo"
  4. "He/she had his/her wages garnished."
  5. "Up the kazoo."
  6. "Out the kazoo."
  7. "Holy crow."
  8. "Who knows what all."