whistling girls and crowing hens always come to some bad end

whistling girls and crowing hens always come to some bad end

proverb It is not proper for a woman to engage in overtly masculine behavior. My grandmother is legitimately worried because I asked a boy to the dance, instead of him asking me. She says that whistling girls and crowing hens soon come to some bad end—whatever that means.
See also: always, and, bad, come, crow, end, girl, hen, whistle
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