- n. idiomatic Used to address an audience of children.
“Nothing was making a sound—not the twelve sets of brown wooden climbing bars along the walls, not the old pommel horse covered in cracked leather, or the eight gray well-worn ropes hanging motionless from the ceiling, or the sixteen boys and girls who made up the Dølgen School Marching Band and who were now all staring at Conductor Madsen.”
“Hetty and the little Hankinson half-breeds and all of the younger boys and girls armed themselves with cattails and began to beat Obediah and Ashur and their sympathizers over the head with them.”
“I can sometimes help put boys and girls back together, but Mrs. Harris had to help me repair Grr-face.”
“The weather had turned cold, it was late on a Friday night and nothing happened in Washington on a Friday night, so all the boys and girls of estate4.com had gone home early.”
“The boys and girls work in separate rows, but Uncle Luther is often too distracted to be strict with the rules.”
““How rarely our hooked-up boys and girls are introduced by name!” laments the promotion copy, which goes on to promise a chronicle of “everything from the sexual manners and mores of teenagers to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard themselves, thanks to the new fields of genetics and neuroscience.””
“The film was somehow stolen from the development laboratory by some kind of radical affiliate, and being hot was stored with a man who was loved and trusted by all them boys and girls of the time, the saintly commie journo O. Z. Harris.”
“When we arrive, the boys and girls are divided between two beige rectangular buildings that smell like seaweed, mildew, and almond-scented soap.”
“Some of the abducted boys and girls are probably among the underage, impassive guerrilla fighters who surround us here at the Sudan-Congo border.”
“The town was full of small retail for young marines—dry cleaners, tailors, shoe repair places, fast food—and of course a seamier array of afterduty amusements, mostly beer and strippers, as well as a bus station, a train station, and a surprisingly well developed taxi system, which ferried the boys and girls to and from duty and recreation if they were not advanced enough in their careers to afford autos.”
Looking for tweets for boys and girls.