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boy

Drug slang
Regional slang for various abuse substances—e.g., heroin, cocaine.
 
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A male child, from birth to puberty.

boy

A male child, from birth to age of puberty. See Bubble boy, Little boy, Tomboy.

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Q. Is Autism mostly common for boys?

A. Autism isn't very common in the general popuylation of boys (about several cases per 100 boys), but it's 5 times more common in boys than in girls, which makes it a disease mainly of males.

Q. i want 2 date a guy but most guys try to take advantge of me but i wont let them wat do i do to get a good guy

A. get to know them first on a you and him basis, because if you bring him around your friends or family, he'll act like prince charming to win them over. also, figure out how experienced he is and if he is too experienced and if he says he can change that and you dont feel comfortable with it then end it. you need to find someone who respects you.

Q. My boy has diabetes. Recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. What is it and what can be the reason for this? My boy has diabetes. recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. Our doctor said that he hopes it not a polyglandular autoimmune syndrome. what is vitiligo and what does this big phrase (polyglandular autoimmune syndrome) mean?

A. Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder and the major cause of vitiligo is the autoimmunity. Some internal factor cause the destruction of melanocytes cell which produce the melanin a substance responsible for the coloration of skin. this lack of melanin infect results in <a href="http://www.antivitiligo.com/">white patch on skin</a> of hypo pigmentation.
Normally vitiligo is not related with other disease like diabetes. However a little inheritance may include in the occurence of vitiligo.

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On the code of boyhood, see Kathleen Jones Taming the Troublesome Child: American Families, Child Guidance, and the Limits of Psychiatric Authority (Cambridge, 1999); Anthony Rotundo, "Boy Culture: Middle-Class Boyhood in Nineteenth-Century America," in Mark C.
The idea of stressing Mark Twain's Hannibal experience around the Boyhood Home and his career at the new museum was discussed.
He said: "I've always wanted to play my boyhood heroes and this is the big one I want to tick off the list.
Above all, A Hard Day's Night is a chance to experience the joyous, early days of pop - while at the Above all, A Hard Day's Night is a chance to experience the joyous, early days of pop - while at the coltrane and Hawke as Boyhood Coltrane and Hawke as Boyhood same time noting how the pressures of life were beginning to close in on the enchanting innocence of youth.
Now Lambert is on the brink of representing his boyhood club.
The reality of boyhood is grimmer than most adults think.
His love of picturing hens in his later work while living at Cullercoats is well-known but that this stemmed from his boyhood hobby is not.
Oblivious to the modern age that was sweeping [his] country in the midst of World War II," and through decades of humiliation, heartbreak, and opium addiction--not to mention the violent Islamic revolution of 1978-1979--Sarveali is sustained by a deep homoerotic affection for his favorite master and boyhood companion, Teimour Khan.
Kids will delight in 'My Furry Feet', 'The Boyhood of Dracula' and more, and many a parent will want to use Wicked Poems for read-aloud pleasure: This little anthology is both interesting and fun
They shared output for the day as 25 million listeners raised more than pounds 3 million for the appeal, allowing Carlos to fulfil a boyhood dream by working with trains.
Sixteen years ago, Father Dominic Roscioli returned to his boyhood home in Kenosha, Wisconsin to die.
This fascinating collection, including the candid "Afterthoughts on Becoming a Writer," recounts his narcissistic boyhood, the importance of dreaming, and his early museum art training.