ladhood

ladhood

(ˈlædhʊd)
n
informal the state or period of being a boy or young man
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BACK in the long-ago days of my ladhood, when they couldn't have made Walking With Dinosaurs because dinosaurs hadn't been invented, it was widely held that excellence at snooker was the sign of a youth spent well on the dodgy side of respectability.