n.— «A paddle was not easy to find, so he placed a special order with a cabinetmaker and outfitted a few staff members. They delivered a total of 535 paddlings—or “pops,” as they call them—to about 150 students last year. Parents consented first.» —“Giving power to the paddle” by Kim Breen, Kathy A. Goolsby Dallas Morning News (Texas) Aug. 20, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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