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M&S Jeans

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Andyf Mon 24-Jul-17 20:37:00

I suspect I am being unreasonable but, looking through the jeans collection on M&S email that I received today I find that they now have a 'Moms' collection!. I'm wondering if these would bo suitable for Mums?
I know, not a major problem, but why Moms?

Jalima1108 Mon 24-Jul-17 21:17:13

Are Grandmoms allowed to wear them too?

Oh dear, what are they thinking of

Andyf Mon 24-Jul-17 21:26:21

Jalima, silly little moan but these unnecessary Americanisms are annoying me.

Ana Mon 24-Jul-17 21:29:07

There are actually parts of the UK who call their mothers 'Mom', but I doubt whether M&S had them in mind...

kittylester Mon 24-Jul-17 21:34:33

My sort of sil from the black Country calls me a mom!

I have just bought some m&s jeans online and just dismissed mom her b s.

Cherrytree59 Mon 24-Jul-17 21:37:50

My DH is from originally Birmingham and he always writes Mom
It looks odd on a greetings card that has Mum on the front
His DM also writes Mom.

My DC use Mum.

Jalima1108 Mon 24-Jul-17 21:38:39

They're a funny lot from The Black Country

Norah Mon 24-Jul-17 21:39:34

I wonder if there are any differences to mums jeans and other skinny jeans?

rosesarered Mon 24-Jul-17 21:46:59

No Norah everybody looks like Max Wall in them.

rosesarered Mon 24-Jul-17 21:47:23

Best avoid them all.

phoenix Mon 24-Jul-17 22:07:45

I have a pair of M&S jeans described as being "Lift & Sculpt"

Personally I think it would take a bit more than some elastane/denim combination of fabric to elevate and remodel my derrierre, perhaps if someone could design a sort of "bottom braces" device, that performs a bit like a bra, but for the buttocks, ...........confused blush

Andyf Mon 24-Jul-17 22:29:05

Ah ok, didn't realise Mom was used in areas of the U.K. I take it back M&S, sorry.
Still rather hear Mum though. ?

paddyann Mon 24-Jul-17 22:41:54

would be mammy in Glasgow ..or maybe not now everyone is discouraged from using regional variations.My friend got very annoyed when hher grandson was being taught old Scots words at school ...after she'd "spent half his life trying to stop him speaking like that ..the queens english should be what everyone speaks" I love old scots words ,they are much more descriptive than the ( proper) english versions .I love winding up my son in law with words he has nevr come accross and frequently refuses to believe

grannyqueenie Mon 24-Jul-17 22:58:17

Absolutely paddyann. in fact I thinks it's fair to say I'm fair scunnerred with M a S these days!!!

Corncob Tue 25-Jul-17 10:30:05

Jalima, Birmingham is not part of the black country. Dudley is and has very different accent and the Brummies call them yam yams.Does it matter if you are mum or mom.My boys call me mum.

Jalima1108 Tue 25-Jul-17 10:39:54

Corncob I think kittylester mentioned someone from the Black Country saying 'mom'

Mom just sounds so American and I must admit I didn't realise that people from Birmingham and the Black Country said 'mom' - or spelt it that way. I am from the posh parts just further north myself. wink
I do remember Dudley Zoo and riding an elephant there when I was little.

Jalima1108 Tue 25-Jul-17 10:43:25

I keep saying it now and realise that I say 'mom' and not 'mum' but I would always write it as 'mum'

Apologies to M&S!

kittylester Tue 25-Jul-17 10:51:44

You are right, DD3'S partner calls his mum 'mom' and he's from the black Country.

Kittye Tue 25-Jul-17 10:57:39

I have 3 pairs of the Mom jeans, they are not skinny they are high waisted and very comfy. roses I hope I don't look like Max Wall in them?

Kittye Tue 25-Jul-17 11:01:49

phoenix NYDJ ( not your daughters jeans) lift your bottom and are very comfortable to wear. They are very expensive and are from the US.

Cubagran Thu 27-Jul-17 08:18:12

My DH, who is from Lancashire, has always called me 'mam' to our children. (Sainsburys straight leg jeans are very good - I usually wait till they have a 25% off weekend and get stocked up then.)

rosesarered Thu 27-Jul-17 09:01:10

grin kittye I hope you don't either! I was talking about skinny jeans though.

Witzend Fri 04-Aug-17 10:48:05

I know it's used in parts of the UK, but in such contexts as M&S it would just sound American to me, and irritate me like mad.

Having said that, I have 2 pairs of M&S skinny jeans which I've had for over 2 years, have worn and worn endlessly - almost non-stop during colder months - and they're still going strong, have never gone baggy.

happydais Thu 10-Aug-17 22:29:22

It could be that M&S ship to the USA and that you got onto their site. They have two flags to choose where you are shipping to.

kittylester Fri 11-Aug-17 09:26:52

I have actually seen Mom jeans in our local store. Couldn't tell much difference. I also saw 4 ladies (including me) telling the poor 'jeans' specialist that M&S out to sort their jeans out and not have so many skinny jeans and don't they know that their core market is people of our age!