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Insulting jokes about a person’s mother have been around for centuries. Insults and jokes directed at a person’s mother are often considered more offensive than jokes directed at the person themselves. Popular subjects are the obesity, promiscuity, stupidity, age, appearance, and hygiene of the insultee’s mother. There are many slang variants, with “yo mama” being the most popular.
Your mom jokes have widespread use throughout the internet and IRL. Sometimes they are used as serious insults, other times as jokes.
Where it started
According to Io9.com, the oldest Yo mama joke is 3,500 years old,from it looks like, Around 1,500 BCE, a student in ancient Babylon inscribed six riddles on a tablet, and believe it, its say something about your mom.
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And also according to Wikipedia, W. Shakespeare had used “your mom jokes”…
William Shakespeare used such a device in Act I Scene 1 of Timon of Athens:
The Life of Timon of Athens
Painter: “Y’are a dog.”
Apemantus: “Thy mother’s of my generation. What’s she, if I be a dog?”
Also in Act IV, Scene II of Titus Andronicus, Aaron taunts his lover’s sons:
Demetrius: “Villain, what hast thou done?”
Aaron: “That which thou canst not undo.”
Chiron: “Thou hast undone our mother.”
Aaron: “Villain, I have done thy mother.”
As a popular form of joking and insulting, it was only natural that your mom jokes would be found on the internet. Entire sites have been dedicated to cataloguing your mom jokes, such as Yo Mama Jokes Galore, or Yo Mama So Dumb.