The Rare Bird

Sunday, January 1, 2012
Posted in category Idiocracy

This is a bit aged, but anything from The Onion is timeless: “Nation Down to Last Hundred Grown-Ups.”

According to alarming new figures released Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau, the nation’s population of mature adults has been pushed to the brink of extinction, with only 104 grown-ups remaining in the country today.

The endangered demographic, which is projected to die out completely by 2060, is reportedly distinguished from other groups by numerous unique traits, including foresight, rationality, understanding of how to obtain and pay for a mortgage, personal responsibility, and the ability to enter a store without immediately purchasing whatever items they see and desire.

Thanks to my Aussie friend, Rob Stove, for the link.

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One Response to The Rare Bird

  1. liberranter says:

    January 2nd, 2012 at 3:40 am

    I think The Onion‘s figures are off by about 100.

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