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I Caned At School

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    I worked as a teacher in the UK from 1952

    and as a headteacher from 1967. I taught mainly in three private preparatory schools for pupils from the ages of 5 to 13 (two of them from 8 to 13). For the majority of my career, corporal punishment was liberally used in the schools in which I worked. I firmly believe that...
    oldmanjimbo oldmanjimbo 70+, M 5 Responses Mar 6

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    Caned With Pyjamas Down At Boarding School

    I was at a school only for one term as my father was changing jobs. It was a good private boarding school, but they also made good use of the cane. I was nine at the time. At 8.00 pm we had to wash and get into our pyjamas ready to jump into bed at 8.30 at lights out, and remain...
    chikki753347 chikki753347 56-60 7 Responses Jul 14, 2012

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    Caning - A few people have asked me how I caned

    when I was a headmaster. Firstly, caning was relatively rare. Most boys or girls who were sent to me for discipline would either be smacked by hand or with a plimsol or strap. The cane was reserved for the most serious offences, for example cheating or bullying. While I say...
    oldmanjimbo oldmanjimbo 70+, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Caught Watching Others Caned

    At my prep school a lot of us liked to see other boys getting whacked, be it with the slipper or cane. It was especially good if you were not waiting to get it yourself. The best whackings to watch were the ones on the bare bottom where the victim had to take his pants down prior...
    chikki753347 chikki753347 56-60 5 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am sure many of us have at some time in our lives faced the reality of being caned. At the time it is very disturbing. Even when it did not actually happen the mind is left with...
    SaxonWhip SaxonWhip 61-65, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    My most humiliating caning that I got was at a mixed secondary school when I was fourteen. We had a french student who was taking us for French lessons she was very young about...
    omgspinner omgspinner 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I think this is the cruelest punishment ever invented. Being caned is so unfair and it's the most painful type of spanking there is. When my parents cane me I hurt for days and I...
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