12 swats with a paddle for putting a laxative in a teacher’s drink Revenge looked sweet when Yumi Bennett put laxative in a teacher’s tea at Private School. But the penalty of a paddling from Mr Friday looks a lot less amusing! Twelve swats with the board of education, six on panties, six bare bottom, turns her bouncing cheeks red. That’s a prank she won’t pull again. “The paddle burns!” she said.