Parents do the darnedest things when trying to teach their kids a lesson. Someone recently asked Reddit: "What's the strangest punishment your parents ever gave you?" Here are 21 examples—some funny and creative, others straight-up horrifying (do not try some of these at home, parents!).
Whether or not these people learned from their past crimes, they'll certainly never forget the time:
1.) zarfytezz1 was forced to smell dog breath?!
Forced to smell dog breath. Because "If we have to deal with the filth from your mouth, then you have to deal with the filth from its mouth." I got this on numerous occasions.
It sounds silly at first, but it was anything but at the time. I begged them to give me anything but that.
2.) MAcsSNAcs had to sleep in the dark: