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Boys will be boys

This page is about the saying "Boys will be boys"

Possible meaning:
This somewhat humorous saying is often used to excuse male behaviour (of both boys and adult men).

Quick Quiz

"Boys will be boys" might be said to justify

a. children failing exams

b. men having a fight

c. boys doing their homework

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Contributor: Josef Essberger