Picking nits out of kids' hair (other people's kids' hair, noch) comes pretty high on my list of worst jobs in the world, but apparently it is becoming more popular among Orthodox women in Brooklyn. Gross gross gross.
Hold on - they charge $100-$200 a head (literally). The woman profiled used the money she earned to put six kids through college.
Suddenly I see the appeal. If it weren't for the nits...