On one ship, apparently, all the boys were caned every morning in scenes which could have come straight out of Jimmy Edwards' "Whacko" TV comedy series a century later: 'Discipline afloat in those days was very strict, but in the immense majority of ships it was not harsh nor even particularly severe.
Recently, since starting Kindergarten, my 5 year old son has begun to act out in school.
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The use of the cane was banned outright in schools in Northern Ireland in 2006 but was actively used for a range of misdemeanours at CCB a hundred years ago.