Mums the word is a popular english idiom it is related to an expression used by william shakespeare in henry vi part 2 the word mum is a slanged version of momme which was used between 1350 1400 in middle english with very close to the same meaning be silent do not reveal. The mum of mums the word is mmm the humming sound made with a closed mouth indicating an unwillingness or inability to speak the word is of long standing in the language and first appeared in print in william langlands middle english narrative poem piers plowman circa 1376. Mums the word say nothing about this its a secret as in mums the word on tonights surprise party this expression dates from about 1700 but mum meaning silence is much older. Mums the word was selling 1000 balloons ready for the race in aid of baby lifeline a coventry based charity which supports the care of pregnant women and newborn babies up up and away mums the word in the custody battle over rock philanthropist bob geldofs children. Mums the word is committed to creating beautiful flower arrangements and floral gifts for any occasion from anniversary and birthday flowers to valentines and mothers day flowers mums the word has the best selection of floral designs for every unique occasion
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