Green Living Goal #2: Cerumen! Cerumen!
Before I even begin this post let's talk about the title. Do you even know what I'm talking about? Can you even pronounce that word? No worries, I couldn't pronounce it until a few minutes ago when I had to have an online dictionary say it for me. I won't make you consult Google or Bing or whatever search engine you prefer. It's pronounced səˈro͞omən (feels good on the tongue doesn't it) and it is the scientific name for EARWAX. Maybe you already knew this, maybe you didn't. In either case, I bet you can't wait to hear more about what I have to say about that yellowish, grayish, brownish waxy stuff that builds up in our ear canals. Stay with me for a minute and at least pretend you're kinda excited about ear wax because it's something we ALL experience. According to Wikipedia, cerumen consists of skin cells and secretions from the ceruminous and sebaceous glands of the outside ear canal (EW?!). It's mainly composed