That's the title of Chapter 4 of my book The Death of the Grown-Up. Too bad I couldn't have included the following report out of North Carolina, where a Christmas pageant erupted into a melee... among the parents in the audience. According to the principal:
...chairs were thrown, obscenities were yelled and three mothers physically punched each other while two other mothers attempted to break up the fight.
Several people called police, but the twin sisters [parents] involved in the fight had left by the time they arrived, according to Roberts.
An e-mail from Superintendent Terry Grier to media Wednesday morning said that the three female parents involved had a history of disliking each other.
Oh. Well, that explains it.
The full story is here;