with apologies to Ogden Nash...
Puts one in mind of the Radium Girls:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radium_Girls
Good point. I see that the wikipedia piece talks about "radium jaw." Horrible! Made me think of "Phossy jaw" which often afflicted women who worked making matches. See an earlier post, http://progress-is-fine.blogspot.ca/2012/11/another-job-you-wouldnt-want-to-do_11.html
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