Arg. Mothers. Arg. Members of the Interconnected mailing list were yesterday treated to my mother sending public birthday greetings:

what no 'dailies' since the 16th! it's now the 18th and your birthday... i won't go into the description of your birth...but HAPPY BIRTHDAY, lots of love Mummy (mothers are supposed to be embarassing, aren't they?)

Yes, so it means she's technoliterate. Yes, so she's being stereotypical in a most self-aware way. But still! Ouch. (-but teehee.)