I have tried a salt and vinegar and there was a third ingredient which I can't remember. It was good on 'normal' weeds but no good on the ivy.
I will try your salt and hot water remedy.
Have to be careful of ankle biters, they are also a tripping hazard.
Great stuff @Jackson, I gave your post an immediate like when I saw it, had a good laugh at myself, then forgot to reply, & just as well.
At the time, I remember think'n yeh, noth'n like be'n out by a factor of 10.
Even funnier, or more embarrassingly, I've only just now figured out that it was a factor of 100.