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    #1

    to have somebody by their stubby

    Please, could someone expain the meaning?

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    #2

    Re: to have somebody by their stubby

    Not without context.
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    #3

    Re: to have somebody by their stubby

    Indeed, it will be all downhill from here because the Deep Steep now most assuredly has the Donald by his stubby.

    The sentence found here: http://ronpaulinstitute.org/archives...nker-in-chief/

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    #4

    Re: to have somebody by their stubby

    Reading some of the context leaves me no closer to understanding the extract than I was before. You might want to look elsewhere for English texts to read.
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    #5

    Re: to have somebody by their stubby

    I find the elided part of the URL above, well, suggestive: "...nker-in-chief".
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    #6

    Re: to have somebody by their stubby

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    I find the elided part of the URL above, well, suggestive: "...nker-in-chief".
    freethinker-in-chief?
    nondrinker-in-chief?
    debunker-in-chief?
    hoodwinker-in-chief?

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    #7

    Re: to have somebody by their stubby

    So then and there, Donald J. Trump appointed himself the Empire's Spanker-in-Chief, and thereby destroyed what remained of his stillborn Presidency. Indeed, it will be all downhill from here because the Deep Steep now most assuredly has the Donald by his stubby.
    I read it as a variation of: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/have_...e_by_the_balls.

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    #8

    Re: to have somebody by their stubby

    You can have somebody by the short hairs, or by the ball#, or by the nut#, which means you have complete control over them. But have them by the stubby I have never heard nor seen.

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    #9

    Re: to have somebody by their stubby

    I think the missing word is "fingers". "Have him by his stubby fingers". The writer probably just wants to make fun of his body feature.

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    #10

    Re: to have somebody by their stubby

    It could have some to do with definitions 4 & 5 here:

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=stubbies (Read at your own risk)

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