T O P

"As mad as a hatter" is a pretty fucked up phrase when you think about it

"As mad as a hatter" is a pretty fucked up phrase when you think about it

Kepheo

Yeah all that heavy metal poisoning from the mercury they used to set the shape dies tend to. . .make one a little mad.


DenseFever

Isn’t it because of [Erethism](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erethism?wprov=sfti1)?


ButtsexEurope

It’s not. Hatters were exposed to mercury vapors and suffered from the neurological symptoms. They were remembered for showcasing why mercury is dangerous.


Turtlehunter2

Wdym, the Chinese emperor's got eternal life from it?


ButtsexEurope

/r/unnecessaryapostrophe


WhateverICanGet42

How curious.