The holiday classic song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” has recently made major headlines, becoming a viral story. The song is accused of having an inappropriate message and possible hostility towards women. Others have been defending the song, claiming it is a mutual couple looking for reasons to stay together. Personally, as a kid I always thought the concept was a little strange, but not near as offensive as other songs that I hear day to day. The problem here is that the song is grouped in with other light-heart, family oriented Christmas/seasonal songs. Well, were not here to debate the meaning, just make fun of it.
Here’s my favorite vine/joke about “Baby It’s Cold Outside”
Rather its yo mama, momma, or moma, some insults are just classic. And what better way to make fun of someone than to attack their mom. Its a low blow, but it always hit. But, it wasn’t just modern culture that talked about your momma. People have been dissing your mom since before Shakespeare. Some even believe your mama jokes can be found in ancient civilization. Idk bout all that.
The big explosion of yo momma jokes came in the 90’s In living Color. This was my, along with many, exposure to the culture of dissing mother figures. In this skit a game show called “The Dirty Dozens” took turns dissing moms with Jeopardy type categories. The skit spoofed modern game shows by making fun of other contenders and their mother’s weight problem, lack of education, and sexual promiscuous behavior. Good stuff. Continue reading “Yo Mama Jokes (History and Collection)”