If you REALLY want to be an alarmist, many ordinary KEYS have high lead contents, so once the initial bright finish wears off, you come in contact with that lead. From what I read from my safety articles, the lead transfer is high enough to warrant the handwashing warning.
Maybe that explains my memory loss, or perhaps it was all the mercury that we played with in elementary school. Or the mugs or candy imported from Mexico. I don’t know – I forget! J
John W. Maynard, CSP,
Occupational Safety and Health Technology Program
School of Applied and Information Technology
Community College of
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People may not remember exactly what you did, or what you said, but they will always remember how you made them feel.
Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.
-- Helen Keller (1880-1968) American Writer
"The difference between what we do
and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which
every man has many--not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue... gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
-- Confucius (551-479 BC) Chinese Philosopher