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The Rev. John Gunn

Apron Strings

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

Frequently I have heard it said of some boy, 'he is tied to his mother's apron strings.' Sometimes this is said in ridicule of a boy, yet had you thought that it might also be a high commendation? The Rev. John R. Gunn writes, "It depends on the mother and the type of strings which tie her son to her."