From Failure is an Option by Matt Whyman ๐Ÿ“š:

โ€œA seam of bullying ran unchecked through the school, which wasn’t uncommon in the late seventies and early eighties. You could be targeted for the slightest weakness, and if you didn’t fight back or assert dominance, that made the target bigger on your back.โ€

Ainโ€™t that the truth.