a hard head makes a soft behind

a hard head makes a soft behind

Someone who is overly willful or obstinate will end up getting spanked. If Sean keeps carrying on like that, he's going to learn that a hard head makes a soft behind very quickly. You've really got a hard head, you know that? And a hard head makes a soft behind. Mom always used to say, "A hard head makes a soft behind," but she never carried through on those threats.
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