The importance of ablutions

It really can't be said that it's only the Paleolithic male in need of a good scrub

10 December 2023 - 00:00

Raising boy children poses unique challenges. One of them is that boys are water conservationists at heart, using water sparingly especially as it relates to personal ablutions. If you’ve ever transported five 10-year-olds to a party you'll know to roll down the windows and let the stink-mobile aerate. To paraphrase Bro Bernard, our high-school boarding master, walking into our study room: "Jeez boys, open some windows! It smells like a goat’s balls in here!"..

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