In France ‘le père fouettard’ (whipping father) comes after naughty boys and girls at Xmas to punish them. In this day and age, it’s well time to give way to ‘la mère fouetteuse’ (whipping mother) I say!
Latest addition to the fold: a Shambok whip. It became notorious with the South African officers enforcing Apartheid. Not a great claim to fame, thankfully now enjoyed in a recreational manners by myself and my consenting victims.