poison


poison
01. Make sure that all household [poisons] are out of the reach of small children.
02. We put out some rat [poison] to get rid of mice, but our cat ate it, and died.
03. Mercury is a dangerous [poison] which caused terrible birth defects in a generation of people living in Minamata, Japan.
04. The [poison] of a sea anemone paralyzes its prey.
05. Some historians believe that Napoleon Bonaparte was slowly [poisoned] during his exile, and died as a result.
06. The rich socialite was imprisoned for [poisoning] her husband to get his fortune.
07. A young girl at the party was taken to hospital for treatment of alcohol [poisoning] after drinking a full bottle of tequila.
08. Anne and I got food [poisoning] once after eating raw mushrooms in a salad.
09. The King's servant was ordered to taste all his food and drink to make sure that it wasn't [poisoned].
10. Our lakes and rivers are being [poisoned] by industrial waste.
11. The air around our cities is being increasingly [poisoned] by the fumes from automobiles.
12. The atmosphere in our office has been [poisoned] by the undeserved firing of one of our best employees.
13. The Black Widow spider is a [poisonous] insect which can be found in basements and gardens in this area.
14. Australia is home to the greatest variety of [poisonous] snakes in the world.
15. The [poisonous] relationship between the divorced couple has affected everyone around them.
16. There is a Bosnian proverb which asks, "Why would you use [poison] if you can kill with honey?"
17. Ralph Waldo Emerson once remarked that the surest [poison] is time.
18. There is an Arab proverb which holds that good qualities never cancel out the bad, just as sugar is no antidote for [poison].
19. When Winston Churchill was told by a woman that if he was her husband she would [poison] his tea, he answered saying that if she were his wife, he would drink it.
20. William Inge once remarked that civilization is being [poisoned] by its own waste products.
21. There is a kind of frog in South America which has enough [poison] in it to kill about 2,200 people.
22. A king cobra is the biggest of all [poisonous] snakes, and can grow to over 12 feet long. A bite from a king cobra can kill an elephant in 4 hours.
23. As little as two ounces of milk chocolate can be [poisonous] for a 10-pound puppy.
24. On December 3, 1984, [poison] gas accidentally released from a Union Carbide plant killed more than 2,000 people in Bhopal, India, in the world's worst industrial accident.
25. Cleopatra tested her [poisons] by giving them to slaves.
26. John VIII, who died in 882, was the first Pope to be murdered; he was [poisoned], and then clubbed to death.
27. The first person known to have died of radiation [poisoning] was scientist Marie Curie.
28. [Poison] gas was used as a weapon for the first time during World War One in 1915.
29. About 80% of [poisonings] occur in children between the ages of 1 and 4.
30. Never store [poisonous] products in food containers.
31. Someone once stated that when the last tree is cut, the last river [poisoned], and the last fish dead, we will discover that we can't eat money.

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