Used in sentences to conceal a hidden meaning - very useful in a public setting.
Guy2: Yea it was awesome!
Guy1: Did you give her THANKS?
Guy2: Yea she got all the THANKS she could handle!
"Do you think she would get pissed off if I thanked her a bit?"
"Did you know that michael thanks carrie?
"You ca-an s-s-top thanking me now ple-e-ase.."