For those who have ever had to fetch the paddle that was going to be used on them, it probably is something they remember. I had to do it in grade school and was traumatic.
As an adult, I have put out several paddles and then asked the women to bring me a paddle. Without fail, they pick the meanest paddle.
Here are a few pictures that I enjoy.
I can not decide which one I like best, the first or the last one.