Posted February 21st, 2010 by Murray By Moonlight
Filed under: Things That Go Bump
Just to let the very few people who still visit this blog  know, I’ve created a Google Buzz profile on which you can take a peek at my more random mutterings. However, please be warned, these posts tend to be not only very random, but also extremely mutteringly, which isn’t even a real word.
Linkage: Murray’s Google Buzz Profile
|1.||Despite my inexcusable neglect of it over recent months! Seriously, it amazes me that anyone still visits…|
Posted February 20th, 2010 by Murray By Moonlight
Filed under: False, Urban Legends
Is there any truth to the common belief that dentists commit suicide at a higher rate than any other profession?
When you think about dangerous jobs, you probably think of someone who defuses bombs, or astronauts, or perhaps even accountants .
You might not, however, immediately think of dentists.
And yet, according to a popular piece of ‘common knowledge’, dentists apparently suffer a suicide rate several times higher than any other profession, making dentistry one of the most dangerous professions out there, and not just because you spend all day with your hands in the mouths of people with questionable oral hygiene.
But is there any truth to it?
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|1.||Obviously I’m not being completely serious here. After all, what’s dangerous about being an astronaut?|