More Mortuary Bad Fun
"I tell you," I said to him, "I felt like putting a gun to my head in there..."
"The ol' .38 looking pretty attractive, eh?" he asked, sympathetically.
"Even a .22," I answered. "Granted, not a good stopper, but still a good killer."*
"It'll do the job," he agreed. "Not much damage, either. You could still have a full viewing."
Janet Evanovich would have been proud.
* I learned the difference between "a good stopper" and "a good killer" from a firearms expert who was a co-worker many years ago. That's the kind of arcane bit of info that is fun to drop into conversation, especially with friends like this one, who can take it and run with it.