You’ve traded insults with him from the time he could return them. If he offered you which hairy arm to pick, you’d Chinese burn them. His annoying level neediness would see you waste YOUR time Just to see him stand, silver in hand, on the Space Invaders line. But HE was always there to help you put the chain back on When the rest of the BMX Bandits had thrown up dust and gone! And he was there to corroborate when your day in court arrived. You were braver because you had him there and TOGETHER you’d survived. Then the day when words escaped your lips and you just needed someone to save you? No questions asked; jumped on a train; no hesitation gave you. Coz pesky brothers grow into men, somewhere along the way. Rough them up but love them well for you’ll need them there some day.