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Its called Methemoglobinemia. And you get it from intermarrying.
Ever heard of the Blue Fugates of Kentucky? They're famous because of the their blue skin.
So you can be born blue without being exposed to silver. I hear their blood is more of a brown color.
I never really reply to threads, but I feel like I have to reply to this.
Blue was considered a rare colour, it was hard to make and it was very expensive, hence why only nobles were seen as "blue" and allowed to use the colour.
uicksilver was known to cause mental issues for quite a while back. Just handling it drove Newton crazy (or, so I have heard).
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I find it rather a coincidence that Manna is remarkably similar to the Ambrosia of the Gods from Greek mythology. Weird coincidence or down right hint to its existence?edit on 28-1-2014 by andy06shake because: (no reason given)
Its called Methemoglobinemia. And you get it from intermarrying....