One of the 5th grade girls had a birthday party, to which a select few boys were invited.
A boy we’ll call Freddie — who was not invited, even though his best friend Eddie was invited — was overheard to say:
This is not right! If Eddie is invited, I have to be invited!
It seems like only yesterday — in fact, I think it was only yesterday — that none of these boys would be caught dead at a party hosted by a girl . . .