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Shoot him with salt

Posted by RRC on August 03, 2009 at 17:09

In Reply to: Shoot him with salt posted by Rachelm on August 03, 2009 at 12:06:

: Do you have any idea what "shoot him with salt" might mean in the context of "you might as well shoot him with salt or drown him slowly."?

Shells containing rock salt instead of the usual lead pellets are sometimes used in shotguns as a non-lethal deterrent (don't try this at home).