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To the woodshed

Posted by Bob 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.

: Gary

A spanking. The vision (rural, and kind of 19th C.) is a father taking his misbehaving son out to the woodshed to administer a beating.

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