I'M TIRED Yes, I'm tired. For several years I've been blaming it on middle-age, iron-poor
Yes, I'm tired. For several years I've been blaming it on
middle-age, iron-poor blood, lack of vitamins, air
pollution, water pollution, saccharin, obesity, dieting,
under-arm odor, yellow wax build-up, and a dozen other
maladies that make you wonder if life is really worth
living. But now I find out, tain't that. I'm tired because
I'm overworked. The population of this country is 200
million. Eighty-four million are retired. That leaves 116
million to do the work. There are 75 million in school,
which leaves 41 million to do the work. Of this total,
there are 22 million employed by the government. That
leaves 19 million to do the work. Four million are in the
Armed Forces, which leaves 15 million to do the work. Take
from that total the 14,800,000 people who work for State and
City Government and that leaves 200,000 to do the work.
There are 188,000 in hospitals, so that leaves 12,000 to do
the work. Now there are 11,998 people in prisons. That
leaves just two people to do the work. You and me. And
you're sitting there reading this. No wonder I'm tired.
Submitted by Rob Rothberg, Sysop of Digital Bitch.
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