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Do you know a man shorter than his mother?

The question is, do you know a grown man that is shorter than his bio-mom?

My BIL mentioned this not too long ago when the whole family was at my mothers, and none of us could think of any older teenage boy, or man, that was shorter than his mother. My BIL is short, about 5'4, and my sister, his wife is 5'9. My nephew (thier son) is only about 5'6, but he's only 13. So he was saying he didn't think my nephew would get "the short gene" because he had never met a man that was shorter than his mother....I have to agree. I've never met a man shorter than his mother either. I'm not saying it's not possible, but I've never seen it. Have you?

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Asked by HaydensMama07 at 12:10 AM on Jan. 16, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • Usually it only happens to a child whose father is shorter than his mother... or if he was ill a lot as a child and spent time recuperating instead of growing.

    Answer by LindaClement at 12:20 AM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • I can not think of any either.

    Answer by Noosa at 12:40 AM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • I can't think of any that I know of.

    Answer by momto4girzls at 12:43 AM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Yes
    My SO's mom, who passed, was 5'9, pushing 5'10 and he's just under 5'9

    His other brothers are 6'5 @ 19 so probably still growing
    and 6'3

    I am 5'7 and I always say, "I'm dating the short guy at high school" because he said his freshmen year he was only 4'11
    I was always dating the taller guys because I have been 5'7 since my freshmen year so it's funny sometimes I joke about it.

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 12:46 AM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Yes I know a guy.

    He is about 5 foot 2 or 3 and his Mom is 5 foot 5...she is definitely a few inches taller. He is 24 and she is 50.

    Answer by LilyPondOasis at 1:04 AM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • My roommate is shorter than his mother, but his father isn't tall either.

    Answer by TitusMom7 at 2:08 AM on Jan. 16, 2011

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