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Old 01-28-2013, 07:10 AM   #40
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Originally Posted by max View Post
The lead danger is children eating it or breathing the dust.

It takes quite a long time for adults to get ill: visit the old lead mining towns in Wisconsin and you learn that miners---grown men working 10-12 hours a day down in the mine, breathing the stuff in, would take 6-8 months to start getting ill.

So you would need RADICAL OVEREXPOSURE to feel its toxicity.

Compare that to the health effects of eating a Big Mac each day for a month (much more deleterious).
OK I won't use Big Mac to add weight... And I won't use lead either, even though it's less dangerous
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