Similar to the UK where if you try to build a small home the local council will force you to add more rooms so they can get more tax out of you.
Seriously interesting. Patagonia's response is the test: The test of our sincerity (or our hypocrisy) will be if everything we sell is useful, multifunctional where possible, long lasting, beautiful but not in thrall to fashion. We’re not yet entirely there. Not every product meets all these criteria. Our Common Threads Initiative will serve as a framework to advance us toward these goals.
When I started this book, I found the poisons dominated the story. Feeling there wasn't characters to follow, I was going to abandon it. I decided to stick with it and I'm glad that I did.
It's an interesting look at the early stages of forensic medicine.
There are plenty of cases where the cure was worse than the disease or ailment. Mercury for constipation -- what were they thinking!