tasty shotgun

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He often held a shotgun in his hands. People thought that he really used it. He liked them to think that, but the gun had no working parts. People thought that he used a shotgun to pepper the pieces of meat and vegetables that he sold. They were so full of flavour, shot through with herbs and spices, he must have used a shotgun.