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Old 09-03-2017, 06:49 AM
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I did a search on this and realized a spell issue...manganism.
I have an uncle, welded all his life, and is now in a care facility for Parkinson's. He exhibited all these symptoms in the last few years.
It would be a terrible thing to find out that he could have been helped and was misdiagnosed.
Sorry about that, sometimes I do not press the keys hard enough.Something to do with a tactile problem I suffer from.

I often wondered if the cause of the high occurrence of stroppy ( Aussie speak for easily upset & argumentative) boilermakers was due to the sucking up of too much fume.
I caught up with some of the old workmates a few years back and found out in the process that most of the smokers in our welding workgroup had passed on.


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