It looks like the black lung is making a resurgence with the announcement today that office printers are bad for you. It turns out all those fumes that get thrown out and give you that mid afternoon high isn’t all the fun and games originally thought. These same printers throw out microscopic ultra-fine particle :
The black lung returns
“Ultra-fine particles are of most concern because they can penetrate deep into the lungs where they can pose a significant health threat,”
As a result of this announcement printers are banned from all work places and pubs, they can only be used, outside, 10 metres from the premises. Disney also announced that it will no longer depict people in their movies using printers, with Miramax also committing to to curbing the use of printing to Tarantino films, last used to great effect during the crazy 88 fight in Kill Bill.