Ma, where’s that mortar ya made?
Quick quiz: which of these are really great homemade?
I hope you identified mortars as the one thing you should probably get from a reputable mortar store, not a basement metal workshop.
“Ma! Are them new mortar shells ready? The rally starts in 15 minutes!”
“Shaddup, ya ungrateful little creep! I slave over a tub of gunpowder all morning, and you come down at noon yammerin’ in yer dirty bathrobe! When this hot lead cools off, THAT’S when you’ll getcher damned mortar shells, Lonnie!”
Supporters of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front party fire homemade mortars towards supporters of a mayoral candidate in Leon City, west of Managua, November 16, 2008. REUTERS/ Oswaldo Rivas