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Wyatt Earp
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Lewis Carroll's Mad Hatter was inspired by the real phenomenon of workers in hat factories going bonkers. I believe it was all down to the use of mercury in the manufacturing process.
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Gordon Bennet
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Diamond Broon
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Was the phrase "mad as a hatter" on the go before Alice... then?
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Andy C
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You know where (in onetouchbooks-appropriate fashion) they get mercury from, don't you?

Hg wells.

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