Author of The Heartwood Crown, The Crescent Stone, Good News for a Change, Sky Lantern and several other wonderful books!
It's all fashion. Most teenagers think that it's cool to have earings and piercing in every part of the body. I don't see anything nice in that.
Ha ha, that's awesome. She's pretty sharp - even if it wasn't the correct definition, to even come up with 'tomboy' shows she's paying attention.
You DID tell her that they are called "Nancy-Boys," right?
OF COURSE I told her that they're called Nancy Boys. Do you think I'm a bad dad or something?