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Re: [Slovak-World] Harsh treatment of children

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  • Michelle A Mader
    My sister had a friend whose mother made them kneel on a broomstick. Michelle ... Michelle Maco Mader Cleveland, Ohio USA I have never let my schooling
    Message 1 of 35 , Jun 2, 2003
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      My sister had a friend whose mother made them kneel on a
      broomstick.

      Michelle

      >
      >Ah, that sounds like it might. Anyone else ever hear of another kneeling
      >substance?
      >
      >Caye
      >
      >
      >Unpopped corn works well.
      >
      >Paul
      >
      >
      > > My cousins swear (although I never personally saw this myself) that their
      >mother would get so angry she'd make them kneel on kosher salt. Caye

      Michelle Maco Mader
      Cleveland, Ohio USA
      "I have never let my schooling interfere
      with my education." - Mark Twain
    • Jan Lan
      ... More like an attempt to assert dominance. The alpha wolf thing. Janko
      Message 35 of 35 , Jun 3, 2003
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        At 10:57 AM 6/2/2003 -0700, you wrote:
        >On Mon, 2 Jun 2003 BJLK@... wrote:
        >
        > >
        > > There are probably as many as there are parents who can invent creative
        > > punishments. I was given wood chunks to kneel on (the kind that are
        > roughly
        > > chopped for the fireplace or furnace with lots of splinters). I'm a little
        > > surprised to see that "painful kneeling" seems to be more a common
        > experience than I
        > > ever imagined. Is this a downside of being brought up Slovak?
        > >
        > > B. J. Licko-Keel (BJLK@...)
        >
        >Sounds like a downside of being brought up Catholic. :)

        More like an attempt to assert dominance. The alpha wolf thing.

        Janko
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