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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler help Emma Thompson explain 'mom speak' on 'SNL'

By Chloe Bryan2019-05-12 13:53:12 UTC

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Emma Thompson hosted Saturday Night Live's Mother's Day episode on May 11, and fellow moms Tina Fey and Amy Poehler made a cameo to help her explain "mom speak."

"Sometimes it can be hard to decipher what our mothers are, in fact, saying," Thompson explained. "They do speak in code."

If your mom says she just wants to "relax in the backyard" this Mother's Day? She wants to smoke weed. If she says you look tired? She thinks you look bad. And when she announces she's heading off to book club, she's about to get wasted at her friend's house. You can't blame her — moms have lives, too, and Linda's got the good wine. 

Happy Mother's Day!

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