boys and their toys

boys and their toys

An expression implying that grown men have a greater tendency than women to be preoccupied with or drawn to mechanical objects, such as cars, gadgets, power tools, etc. John spends every Saturday out working on his car. Boys and their toys, am I right?
See also: and, boy, toy
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DIGI), a publicly traded company on the OTC:BB exchange (OTCBB:DYIG), announced today that the 2002 Arizona Men's Expo/Big Boys and Their Toys Show, which took place June 21-23, resulted in a 50% increase in paid attendance over the 2001 show.
s existing prototypes again as tradeshow exhibits at its Men's Expo, Big Boys and Their Toys, October 18-21 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
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