Quote: Not an Excuse – McLaughlin

Teenage is just an age, not an excuse.

-Margot E. McLaughlin, age 10

As has been discussed previously on this blog (see Quote: Martin – The Invention of the Teenager, posted December 6, 2014), identifying this as a distinct period of life is a relatively recent development. There is no benefit of expecting lack of consideration or poor manners of any age.