Dad and Mr. Ridder talked politics or work or whatever, Davey and Roy
shot the sh** in similar fashion. Bereft of his bully pulpit,
Davey had a completely different take on Roy, and fortunately that spilled over into daily banalities at Bylit school where both Davey and Roy eventually completed two years.
Other 'bullees' in Davey's cross-hairs included Bobby Doans, who had a pronounced speech impediment and Coke bottle-thick glasses.
The teasing got so strident at times – especially in Mr. Burkins' classes – that classroom operations were nearly rendered moot.
Mr. Burkins could only take so much of this garbage.