Bitter salt

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Epsom salts; magnesium sulphate.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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State police Acting Director Brendan Kelly called Ellis' death "bitter salt on an open wound." At a Saturday news conference in Waukegan, he implored people to consider the "fragility of life" before driving.
There are songs called Love, Hope And Misery, Bitter Salt and Never Wanna Dance, while The Love We're Hoping For is seemingly all about relationships not being all they're cracked up to be.
To prove his point, he added a pinch of bitter salt to my coffee.