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"Inappropriate testosterone-driven behavior?"

Is that what I read?

Written by the female editor of a surfing-is-for-women magazine?

Is she talking about male behavior?

Where does she think women come from?

Oogenesis involving snails?

There's a reason why boys act like boys, especially in front of girls, especially wet girls in surfing togs at the beach.

I don't know what the reason is, but there is definitely a reason.

I know, the girls ignore it. Which prompts the boys to act even rowdier. I don't know why this is either. Boys are like dogs, sometimes. Stupid. But there are always more dogs, so something must have something to do with something.

Correction. The girls pretend to ignore it. And the boys, not quite as stupid as I just made them out to be, are aware that not-being-noticed includes some being-noticed.

And in this way the world goes 'round another day.

My hat is off to the surfers of the world. If they had waves at Great Kills I woulda been one. As it was, I just walked up and down the beach, pretending to ignore, and being ignored, by young ladies in beach outfits, except when one of us said, "Hi, how ya doin'?" And the other said "Fine, how 'bout you?"

In the meantime, certain editors can take a flying leap into a big comber.

-rs



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