RICK: Maybe. Well, it seems you are determined to keep Laszlo here.RENAULT: I have my orders.RICK: Oh, I see. Gestapo spank. (Renault stands up.)RENAULT: My dear Ricky, you overestimate the influence of the Gestapo. I don't interfere with them and they don't interfere with me. In Casablanca I am master of my fate. I am captain of my -- (He stops short as his AIDE enters.)AIDE: Major Strasser is here, sir. (Renault starts to leave.)RICK: Yeah, you were saying?RENAULT: (hurriedly) Excuse me.(He hurries away. Rick smiles cynically.) -- Casablanca, 1942.
In referring to "Gestapo spank," Rick is using a 1940s slang term meaning power to keep people in line, officially or unofficially. Now we have a classic example of "sharia spank":