Best to swat the critters and/or provide a diversion to attract them away. Camping in Greece in 1966 I buried a half-drunk bottle of wine deep down in the cool sand under our tent only to find it a seething mass of wasps in the morning ! I went down to the water's edge and swung it out to Sea a long way.
Can't agree with that! In your example, "parents" isn't even trying to be a possessive. In Latin it would be a dative, but we don't have those in English.
"Young men should be dressed in a sports coat, tie, dress pants, and freshly polished dress shoes. However, if the quinceañera is occurring during the late afternoon or evening, dressing up a bit more is recommended. A knee-length or modest mini-dress and a pair of cute (yet comfortable) heels make an ideal ensemble.Sep 27, 2021"
Thought it was a late afternoon/early evening event, there were no young men dressed in a mini-skirt (modest or not), nor in heels. Only this old man in a skirt.
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Actually, there's a trend (an extremely small minority, I guess, espcially in macho South America) for boys to have a 15th birthday and get dressed up as a girl for it. I found some YouTube videos by a company that specialize in make-up transformations and glamorous photography for boys.crfriend wrote: ↑Sat Jul 09, 2022 1:59 amThis topic got quite the writeup in the local Worcester (MA/USA) paper several years ago, and it parallels the "debut" of WASP (White Anglo-Saxon Protestant) girls quite handily, but a wee bit earlier. "Coming out" in this sense, has nothing to do whatsoever with what the term "means" today; it's merely the time when the young woman makes her debut onto the "adult" scene.Keep the boys in their place because this is a time for the girl to shine. It is what it is."Young men should be dressed in a sports coat, tie, dress pants, and freshly polished dress shoes. However, if the quinceañera is occurring during the late afternoon or evening, dressing up a bit more is recommended. A knee-length or modest mini-dress and a pair of cute (yet comfortable) heels make an ideal ensemble.Sep 27, 2021"
Note that there is no such rite of passage for boys.
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"Kilt-On" -or- as the case may be "Skirt-On" !
Isn't wearing a kilt enough?
Well a skirt will do in a pinch!
Make mine short and don't you dare think of pinching there !