Little kids can be so cruel. Makes you wonder where they get it. Right? And it’s always been that way. In fact, I remember, waaayyy back in the 20th century, when I was but a wee lad, kids would taunt other kids who cried about something. And if you listen real close, you might even hear ’em. “Crybaby crybaby na na na na na naaa.”
Wow. I bet you won’t find a crybaby around anymore.
Because who’d wanna deal with all that taunting and ridicule?
And these days everybody’s much kinder and gentler and loving and tolerant. Plus, I’m sure young people are much more mature in these enlightened times. Right?
Well, yeah. That’s all true…until…certain people (whose label will remain unknown, for now) don’t get their way. Or their wishes.
And then, get out the crystal glassware. Because the wine…uh whine…is gonna start flowing.
But, now, I’m not talking about kids. Huh-uh. If only that was the case. No, I’m talking about full-grown adults. Well, physically full-grown. And I mean adults who, for one reason or another, think it’s OK to cry and whine at the top of their lungs. In other words, throw temper tantrums for any reason they choose.
And that IS a lot different from waaayyy back in the 20th century. Back then, at least the big boys and girls knew they couldn’t just cry and whine and throw a public tantrum. And they knew they’d face lots of taunting and mocking if they did. Matter of fact, a band called the Four Seasons (aka Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons) had a number one hit with the song “Big Girls Don’t Cry” on this day back in 1962. It was number one for 5 weeks.
So, for at least 5 weeks every crybaby had to hear “Big girls don’t cry…” every day.
Oh the humanity. And here’s the band singing their hit…
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