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Specifically, I worked in general carpentry maintence at a university, part-time. I liked the challenges of creating solutions to carpentry and maintence related problems at the university; and the rewarding sense of pride I got from seeing the manifestation of my craftmenship.
In the 18th and 19th century, hatmakers used poisionous chemicals including mercury in their work. As result, many developed pathological symptons -- an estimated 10% went insane. Hence the term "mad as a hatter" and Lewis Carroll's character, the Mad Hatter.
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