Punch,  51 (1866), 182.

A Cool Idea



News-Commentary, Drollery


Military Technology, War, Heat, Language

    Reports on recent experiments on 'chilled projectiles' (a reference to William Palliser's celebrated 'shot'), which have proved 'prodigiously destructive'. Suggests that these properties will force gunners to abandon their phrase 'give it to him hot' when enemies loom into view.

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