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'It's a note from your players, coach. It says they are very - no, 'extremely' sorry for losing the game, and can they please come out now.'
Tags:basketball, basketball player, basketball players, basket ball, basketball team, coach, coaching, coaches, coached, note, notes, message, messages, messaging, apologetic, apologise, apologize, apologising, apologizing, game, games, lose, loser, losers, losing, loss, punishing, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
"Take away their Game Boys!"
Tags:tortured, tortures, torturers, dungeon, dungeons, grounded, game, games, gaming, gamer, gamers, geek, geeks, nerd, nerd culture, go to your room, medieval, punish, punished, punishing, punishes, trap, trapped, cage, cages, caged, tech, technology, gadget, gadgets, video games, vidya, handheld, handheld console, consoles, handheld gaming, gaming addiction
'All I'm saying is that the 'good dog' 'bad dog' labels have a real shame-based ring to them!'
"Must 'More dungeons' always be the answer?"
Tags:therapist, therapy, therapists, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, counselor, counselors, counseling, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, dungeon, dungeons, olden days, the olden days, punishments, punishing, king, kings, royalty, royal, royals, leader, leaders, prison, prisons, imprisonment, criminal, criminals, peasant, peasants, dissenter, dissenters, enemies of the crown, enemy of the crown
'Talk about punishment. Last night I wasn't allowed to use my laptop and phone while watching TV.'
"It's interesting -- with each conviction I learn a little more about myself."
Tags:prison, prisons, jail, jails, jail, guardhouse, prisoner, jailbird, repeat offender, offender, cliche, cliches, life journey, life, criminal, punishing, experience, education, learning, self exploration, introspection, reflect, reflecting, introspective, self-discovery, self-help, reevaluate, reevaluating
'Y'know, if you think about it, this is like the ultimate 'Go to your room' thing.'
'Bad foul! Bad, bad, bad foul!'
'Fouls and other violations have plummeted since the league introduced corporal punishment.'
Tags:corporal punishment, corporal punishments, punish, punishes, punishing, punished, punishments, foul, fouls, fouling, fouled, penalise, penalises, penalised, penalising, ref, refs, referee, referees, umpire, umpires, violate, violates, violating, violation, violations, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
'Man, they sure know how to twist the knife.'
'I don't like you altitude, mister. Go to your hanger. You're grounded.'
"It was her dying wish."
Tags:ball and chain, marriages, tied down, husband and wife, husbands and wives, widower, widowers, prisoner, prisoners, gender issues, couple, couples, bad relationship, bad relationships, long term relationship, long term relationships, dying wish, dying wishes, last words, dying, end of life, punish, punishing, punishments, revenge, getting revenge
'We punish them equally, Marge, but we favor the boy.'
"She used to have 'time out' in her bedroom but we find getting her to watch reruns of the 'Antiques Roadshow' far more effective!"
"Careful - he's tricky."
'I want you to write on the blackboard 100 times: 'I will not make fun of a classmate just because...'
Children Swearing: Then vs Now
Tags:swear, swearing, swears, swore, curse, cursed, cursing, cuss, explicit, explicitly, discipline, disciplines, punishments, punishing, encourage, encouraging, times, changing times, parenting, parents, parent, mother, mum, mom, mums, mothers, moms, father, fathers, dad, dads, language, bad language, entertainment, tv, telly, television, televisions, show, film, films, standards, families, back in my day, slipping, standards slipping
"No more 'Hardball' - I'll talk!"
Tags:debate, debates, debate show, debate shows, political debate, political debates, argue, argues, arguing, argument, arguments, talking head, talking heads, tv show, tv shows, news show, news shows, new channel, news channels, tortures, torturous, enhanced interrogation, interrogate, interrogating, cruel, cruel and unusual, punishments, punishing, bicker, bickers, bickering, annoyance, annoying, useless, worthless, chatter, chatters, chattering
"Couldn't I do a couple of hundred hours of community service instead?"
"You didn't ask me about my grandchildren."
Aiming the Head
Tags:basketball, basketball player, basketball players, hoop, hoops, basketball hoop, basketball hoops, net, nets, basketball net, basketball net, netball, guillotine, guillotines, assassination, assassinations, decapitation, decapitating, decapitations, capital punishment, execution, executions, executioner, executioners, punish, punishing, punishments, aim, aiming, practise, practice, practising, basketball practice, basketball practise, french revolution, the french revolution, historical beheading
Man In The Stocks Used As A Clock
Tags:clock, clocks, innovation, use what you have, use what you got, if you've got it use it, hands, hands of the clock, time, times, medieval, medieval punishment, punished, punishing, stocks, in the stocks, pillory, arms, arm, visual gag, visual joke, numeral, numerals, bad job, bad jobs, murphy's law, murphys law, sods law, sod's law, criminal, criminals, criminal punishment, feudal, feudalism, public, public display
'Oh, it's been a terrible trip. Luckily I have two hours to take my aggression out on the rental car.'
"Then I said, 'So what does a lesbian vegan Wiccan do for fun?'"