The snake that bit ya.

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  1. rooter

    rooter *VMBB Senior Chief Of Staff* Supporting Member

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    Dang Al, that does sound frightening!!! Like that scene from DANCING WITH WOLVES!
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  2. Grizzley1

    Grizzley1 Well-Known Member

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    Alpo, no surgeon would give you a bullet to bite, the risk of the patient inhaling it and choking to death on it when they passed out from the pain was far greater a risk than listening to the guy scream until he passed out when you cut his leg off.

    This is a myth created by farmers and relic hunters finding Minnie balls with teeth marks on them on Civil War battlefields. Seems that pigs like to root for acorns and after mistaking a dropped or spent Minnie ball for an acorn would chew on them and spit them out or pass them out after swallowing them.
     
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    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    There was a time in my life when I drank a quart of whisky every day. It didn't matter much what kind it was, but it was usually Jim Beam. Not proud of those days, but they were what they were and can't be changed. Now days I usually only have a drink maybe once a year and it usually involves a taste of fruit flavored white liquor!
     
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