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I'm also aware that any time I ever so gingerly touch on the obesity epidemic and point out it's a self-inflicted condition and not some dreaded disease which the poor souls who suffer from it can't help, I get a verbal skelping.
Hope he doesn't spark a brawl in a charity match by skelping Angola's answer to Chick Young.
IN THE BROWN STUFF: Scott's winning goal against the Czechs has set us up for a skelping when the teams meet again
The Swede knows as a team the big European stars are head and shoulders above their US counterparts after skelping them by nine clear points in the previous two Ryder Cups.
It was funny seeing him and Brian Rice in the opposite dugout to Jim Jefferies and me when Kilmarnock and Hibs drew 1-1 but we are having to get used to our "former pupils" coming back and thanking us for their excellent footballing education by skelping us.
They've been giving teams in the Second Division a skelping so we're under no illusions what could happen.
It was funny seeing him and Brian Rice in the opposite dugout to Jim Jefferies and me at the weekend when Kilmarnock and Hibs drew 1-1 but we are having to get used to our "former pupils" coming back and thanking us for their excellent footballing education by skelping us.
A few bookies are still licking their wounds after taking a skelping in the last race at Ayr on Friday.
But it lasted just 45 minutes and the only comfort the supporters can take from Thursday night's skelping is that a CIS Cup exit at the hands of amateur outfit Queen's Park now seems quite respectable.
If we go out there just to enjoy ourselves we could end up on the end of a skelping so we'll treat it like any other game.
Being on the wrong end of a 6-2 skelping from your oldest rivals is bad enough.
One has been fined pounds 200 for skelping a 12-year-old ned who terrorised him and his neighbours.