Indeed, they are also taking on the role of the uncle or auntie, ticking off youngsters who are indulging in a spot of horseplay in the street.
When he stands up and defends himself, well, that's when it turns from just some maybe horseplay to the flicking of the arm to the violent confrontation.
Teachers ‘thought it was horseplay ,’ and the boy never told his parents he was being bullied.
Blame, expostulations, recriminations and horseplay - David provides an up-close-and-personal document of the family's most wrenchingly private moments.
The defendants, who had pleaded guilty to racially aggravated harassment at earlier hearings, have maintained that they were not racially motivated and believed the actions to be horseplay .
First Mainline, which runs 670 buses in the district, said that young people had not heeded warnings about horseplay following the death of a 13-year-old boy earlier this year.
There are exceptions to this rule, and even violence intentionally inflicted will not be a criminal offence if it occurs in the course of a lawful activity, such as contact sports, surgical operations, rough horseplay or tattooing.
His equally fatigued colleague Park Hong-Seok, however, opted for some horseplay with his three children.
Fourthly, why is rough and undisciplined horseplay , where serious injuries may be sustained by victims whose consent must be seriously in doubt, included in the list of exceptions?
Any horseplay and you'll be back in second-period study hall so fast your head will spin.