Re: Alpo Dennis's Aussie Cousin , Ginger Megg's
"A fine lacing"? First frame, second row.
Lashing, I'd get. Caning - that would make sense. Flogging, whipping, spanking, anything of that nature. At least he certainly seems to be talking about corporal punishment.
But - "lacing"?
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