OT: RoHS was: SBC6120 (a build-it-yourself PDP-8 clone) Last Buy and End of Life
dgy at DakotaCom.Net
Sun Jun 4 14:15:42 CDT 2006
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 6/4/2006 at 11:11 AM Don Y wrote:
>> We also used to have "fluoroscopes" (sp?) in shoe stores.
>> And asbestos siding on houses.
> Are you one of the greying folks who use Grecian Formula 16 to hide the
> effects of age? 0.6% lead acetate--a very toxic substance. Sometimes
Nope. Not prone to vanity :> Though my facial hair is almost
stark white (and has been since my 30's)
> blamed as a factor in the decline of the Roman Empire (ancient Romans used
> to boil wine in lead pots to "sweeten" it. Lead acetate is also known as
> "sugar of lead" because of its sweet taste).
Yup. Kids eat paint...
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