aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Hmmm . . .

Tonight at Cub Scouts, while we were in the middle of building bat boxes, 10-year-old Casey asked me, quite seriously, "What do people mean when they say, Boys will be boys?

In a mere second or so, I thought over ALL the possible answers I could give to that question. Then I said,
They mean that guys make the same mistakes every generation.

That ought to hold him for now. But something tells me we may be revisiting this topic again someday on the trail.
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