OMG the first time I heard this I thought are you shitting me?
Kids and Adults call it stroking a dog? All I can think of is that is highly sexual (see video below)
I mean you can pet a dog but here you can't because you call women "pet" right? is that why?
Either way I can't call it stroking because all I think of is dancing to the above song.
Go on that song is now stuck in your head.
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