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Offline DD4lifeusmc

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Re: Remington loaded September 1,2017 shot yesterday
« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2018, 03:42:32 PM »
well a dram is a left over description when shot shells were still loaded with BP
1 dram = 1/16 ounce in dry weight measure

in apothecaries liquid measure  about 1/8 oz.

WEE  basically  small or little bit
so a wee dram would be just barely drop of whiskey
but knowing the Scots and Irish  that would be a misnomer
a Jest  a farce of what actually happens
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