Horse liniment


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Horse liniment

Generally, a derisive term applied to any strong and disagreeable liniment.
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My sister ran a few of those pubs back in the day and asked me recently if I remembered the sale of a horse liniment which proved effective for sporting injuries and the like.
When that failed, he tried turpentine, horse liniment and even rat poison; nothing worked.
After a brief discussion it was decided that some horse liniment would effect the speediest of cures, even though the soft human skin is a great deal more tender than a horse's hair-covered hide.