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We've all got a mother, and she should be fussed-over - but, as my own pointed out, there is no Grandmother's Day, Great-Grandmother's Day or, for those very very lucky few Great-Great-Grandmother's Day.
So I'm putting forward a scheme, superimposed on the usual Mother's Day (see WIKI Link), to
The idea is that more children a woman has and the longer she's had them counts towards when the celebrations begin for her.
For example. a woman who's just given birth to her first child the day before Mother's Day should only celebrate the last 5 mins of the Day.
Whereas a Great-Great-Grandmother who had 10 children, her first child in her teens (say) should start celebrating at 00:01 in the morning - other start-times vary on a pro-rata scheme weighted by age, longevity, number of children, grand children, great-grandchildren.
WIKI Mother's Day
[Dub, Mar 12 2011]
National Grandparent's Day
[Dub, Mar 12 2011]
||Thing is, Motherhood is a binary condition. You either are
one, or you're not. It's all dependent on whether you have
successfully Mothed. The current tithing system does
already provides a progressive payout that should benefit
steadfast, repeated, and Grand Mothers.
||[Simpleton], nice. Perhaps it will encourage mothers to bare fewer criminals / criminals to be more efficient and not get caught.
[zen_tom], thank you for stating so succinctly the General Theory of Motherhood. I stated that this overlays/superimposes the current system. As you rightly point out, it is a binary condition, but without offspring who else would celebrate?
I'm not advocating people celebrating someone else's Mother - just their own. So as the Special Theory of Motherhood states in the cases where people without Mothers would like to celebtrate; "Test-tubes don't play dice".
||I whole-heartedly agree with the your entire annotation... save for the unnecessary prefix on the 120th word.