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“Ofsted described how one head teacher had reintroduced flogging for talking in class, and had seen a 98% reduction in disciplinary reports after 300 pupils were given the cat-o-nine-tails in a single week.”
“Do they refer to flogging with the cat-o-nine-tails, or to animal cruelty?”
“Snow lashed his spun-glass angel hair around like a white Persian cat-o-nine-tails and ended the song with long, wailing banshee of a guitar chord.”
“When I was a prosecutor I noticed that most all? crime victims wanted the sentence to be 500 lashes with a cat-o-nine-tails personally administered by the victim or their designee.”
“Moreover, unlike torture, corporal punishment will normally consist of a determinate set of specific, pre-determined and publicly known acts administered during a definite and limited time period, e.g. ten lashes of the cat-o-nine-tails for theft.”
““Experts flagestimate that a cat-o-nine-tails is far too advanced for beginners S&M roleplaying.””
“The weather was my bitch this weekend - it submitted so completely that I rarely had to unholster my cat-o-nine-tails.”
“The keyboard is of the variety which regularly spews forth unchecked hiragana unless I keep it suppressed by means of my mighty mental powers and a handy cat-o-nine-tails.”
“A union rep would be pounding on the door with a phalanx of lawyers and a cat-o-nine-tails before the first hour was up.”
“I'm thinking about making an electrically-conductive cat-o-nine-tails or flogger for the theremin cable whip technique: using multiple strands of equal length should give me a slightly longer pulse from the field the same as swinging slower.”
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