Dioxin- What a Toxin!

  • The Raging Grannies Songbook, 1993, adapted


Oh dioxin—what a toxin!
It helps make our paper look just right.
Never gritty,
Oh, so pretty.
Keeps our toilet tissue soft and white.

Carcinogenics are misunderstood.
They may kill us off,
But it’s for our own good!

O, dioxin—what a toxin!
There’ve been traces found in Puget Sound, they say,
In the shellfish—
What a swell dish!
Could be served with mercury flambé!

Jobs are important, we all can agree,
But who’ll pay the price
Once we’ve poisoned the sea?
Oh, dioxin—what a toxin!