When I was a child, I was spanked if I did something wrong.
And all those spanking demonstrations were purely for educational purposes, so really, what ’s the big deal?
Sometimes spanking seems like the only way to get through to an unruly toddler.
When we turned to leave, she spanked us hard on our rear with the fireplace shovel.
Over Spanky ’s objections, Alfalfa decided to let everyone in for free, and allow them to pay on the way out if they liked the show.
A two-masted sailing ship, square-rigged on both masts, carrying two or more headsails and a quadrilateral gaff sail or spanker aft of the mizzenmast.
All hands obeyed, and at once the eight or ten seamen who composed the crew, sprang to their respective stations at the spanker brails and outhaul, topsail sheets and halyards, the jib downhaul, and the topsail clewlines and buntlines.
Children's birthdays almost invariably are the occasion for spanking--one spank for each year, with extras "to grow on,"or "for good measure."
A patent search turned up a device used for initiation rites dating back as far as 190that shocked and spanked its user.
American parents can spank their children at home, but a teacher cannot hit a child in a public school.