At 27 I was too breezy, too callow , and more gullible than I'd like to admit.
Our relationship goes back more than 25 years to the days when he was coaching at the Greenyards in Melrose, and I was a callow flanker still finding my way in the game.
But Lara is adamant that their first match, against South Africa, will provide an accurate barometer of just how far his callow and inexperienced team have come.
More important, Higgins was fully credible as a heroic actor, while Hurley was perfect as the callow , fervent young Fugard.
A callow president had the sense to surround himself with people who had three great virtues.
He finds a way for us to root for the callow man, and even root for Martha and him to find happiness any way they can.
Sending off a bunch of callow lads because a few opinion-formers safely over conscription age thought it was a good idea and might secure the next election would have been outrageous.
The story, such as it is, revolves around the amorous misadventures of the brothers Kirwan, three callow youths with high sex drives but poor steering control.
Hay is able to recount the callow 17-year-old who impressed him in training.
Do officials or advisers, whose ignorance of learning and teaching is matched only by their callow arrogance, really believe that they have a right to tell primary teachers what to do and how to think?