Posted by Bruce Kahl on November 04, 2005
In Reply to: To the woodshed posted by Gary Martin on November 04, 2005
: In a recent radio interview a US politician suggested that George Bush should "take him [one of his advisers] to the woodshed".
: What would they be doing there? In the UK woodsheds are just sheds to keep wood in.
Webster has woodshed as
"a place, means, or session for administering discipline".
You can take someone way out back in the woods where woodsheds are usually located and beat the crap out of him with his screams of pain unheard by anyone.