“And I do think that the use of spanking when less aggressive measures will suffice is worrisome – if a talking-to or time-out would do the trick, why HIT?”
“You forget to mention, though, that Bill McDonald sweeps in and gives those youngsters a good talking-to.”
“In the several Sons scenes in which we watch women attempt to escape from the community only to change their minds after a stern talking-to from the community's men, it's clear that there is mind-control going on.”
“Competition, after all, would mean that if the Fed doesn't preserve price stability, it will lose its monopoly franchise—not just get a tough talking-to from Congress.”
“I was now $1,500 lighter and had been the recipient of a firm talking-to from the tuxedo rental employee.”
“He knew before that key Christmas Eve game against the Jets that Justin Tuck needed a soft talking-to.”
“Some people believe that if you want people on your own side to behave better, you should criticize them politely when they misbehave, sometimes even giving them a sternish talking-to.”
“Pretty quick after Grammie gives us the talking-to, Z gets tired of playing.”
“They've never really given me a talking-to about what I can and can't discuss on stage," he says.”
“This evening on everyone's favourite TV show, "You're Biking The Wrong Way," we see da_lj encounter two cyclists who need a talking-to. * scowl*”
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