Back to the spring morning when a bug crawled across his desk. Should he squash it with a tissue? Sweep it out the door? Leave it to pursue its happy existence, and continue with his lesson? No, the teacher picked another alternative. He hefted the "inert" artillery shell and slammed it onto the short-lived insect.
The impact set off the primer, and the resulting explosion caused burns and shrapnel lacerations on his hand, forearm, and torso. No one else in the classroom was hurt. To the teacher's further consolation, his actions did succeed in one respect. That bug was eliminated.
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