Tin Miners Don’t Get Pimples!


Sure, they had to work in hot, stifling conditions. They frequently suffered from bronchitis, silicosis, TB and rheumatism. Rock falls, flooding, and arsenic poisoning were constant dangers. (Arsenic being a by-product of tin mining). But they didn't get pimples. So life was good.
[info about the dangers of tin mining from bbc.co.uk]

Posted By: Alex - Sat May 18, 2013
Category: 1950s, Diseases, Skin and Skin Conditions



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Some people Alex (who will remain anonymous) just expect everything out of life!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 05/18/13 at 09:26 AM
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