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  1. it can cause excessive sweating and vomiting
  2. it is a major component in acid rain
  3. it can cause severe burns in its gaseous state
  4. accidental inhalation can kill you
  5. it contributes to erosion
  6. it decreases effectiveness of automobile brakes
  7. it has been found in tumors of terminal cancer patients

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Let's not  forget It's a part of all acids used by heavy industry
 
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Apparently this stuff has been all but eradicated in parts of Australia.  I wonder how long it will take to successfully remove it from the rest of the world?  I bet, with a concerted effort, it could be done withing a couple of decades... 
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We should all start petitions immediately and get matching Tshirts to wear while canvasing our towns and cities. Don't forget to check the ingredients lists on food labels.

"dihydrogen monoxide kills!" 
 
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They've even found it in some baby bottles.

http://www.dhmo.org/facts.html

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Can caused blurred vision.
 
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Leucaena - you suffer from that?  You OK now??  Anything we can do to help?
 
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it will actually kill you if you drink too much of it.  The fancy term for that condition is hyponatremia.
 
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Don't forget, it will also flow uphill toward money. Surprised it isn't used more often as a money detector.
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When added to whiskey it seriously dilutes it's effectiveness.
 
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