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smack

slang
1. Heroin. He was an upright guy with a lot going for him until he started shooting smack in college. The only people you'll find in this part of town are junkies looking to score some smack.
2. Disparaging, insulting, or abusive speech aimed at a person, group, or thing. You know, you talk a lot of smack for someone who has yet to show us any moves.
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It's lazy parenting Kamil Martinez: Of course they do back in my days when i used to be naughty or rude my mum used to beat me up with her slipper her belt her hand and that used to hurt nowadays these kids are so rude and bad and they let them get away with it I agree they should Sarah Spencer: I was smacked when I was younger and it did not improve my behaviour especially as a teenager.
It says to them it is OK to smack someone if you feel annoyed.
The appellate decision in favor of the universities seemed to hinge upon two key points: (1) the court's finding of an overwhelming similarity between Smack Apparel's t-shirts and the universities' licensed products and (2) Smack Apparel's admission that its use of colors and indicia on its shirts was done purposely to call the universities to the minds of the fans.
If the child in the bank had had experience of a smacked bottom, his mother would only have had to hint at it to get appropriate behaviour.
A chum of mine is happy to admit she smacks her daughter.
I think a more affective method of punishment is to deprive children of the things that they like, such as, television for a night, than it is to smack them."
As it stands, I as a loving parent of four children could be criminalised for giving any one of them a mild smack that leaves a red mark.
The supreme court said an occasional smack is acceptable -but anything more would constitute a crime.
Father-of-three Mr Blunkett said: "I believe that the right to smack in exceptional circumstances should remain with parents and with carers who are carrying out the explicit wishes of parents.
At present, parents are allowed to smack or physically chastise a child as long as it is deemed "reasonable".
Gareth Thomas I grew up getting a smack, taught me right from wrong, to respect my elders.
It follows a survey which shows 77 per cent of people in the West Midlands think it is becoming less acceptable to smack a child, with 42 per cent wanting to shop in a smack-free shop.
But these days it's a brave parent who admits they smack their child.
To smack or not to smack is a debate to divide parents.
A smack lets a child know bad behaviour cannot be tolerated.