flames and flames

Flames and Flames

According to Wikipedia, ‘fire in the hole’ is an expression indicating an explosive detonation in a confined space is imminent. It originated from US miners, who needed to warn their fellows an underground explosive charge’d been set, but it’s since become more well-known as a throwaway smart-arse line used by military personnel in films when they lob a grenade into a room full of soon-to-be very ex-bad guys.

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