Who is Mother Jones?

  • (noun): United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930).
    Synonyms: Jones, Mary Harris Jones

Famous quotes containing the words jones and/or mother:

    Poor Casey Jones he was all right,
    He stuck by his duty both day an’ night,
    —Unknown. Casey Jones. . .

    Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938)

    Have you not love enough to bear with me,
    When that rash humor which my mother gave me
    Makes me forgetful?
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)