Why Canadians are so tired...
For a couple of years I've been blaming it on lack of sleep, not enough sunshine, too much pressure from my job, ear wax build-up, poor blood or anything else I could think of.
Now I've found out the real reason I'm tired - because I'm overworked.
Here is why:
The population of Canada is 30 million.
11 million are retired, that leaves 19 million to do the work.
There are 5.5 million in school, that leaves 13.5 million to do the work.
Of these there are 3 million employed by the federal government,
leaving 10.5 million to do the work.
1 million are in the armed forces, preoccupied with killing terrorists,
which leaves 9.5 million to do the work.
Take from that total the 7 million people who work for provincial and city
governments and that leaves 2.5 million to do the work.
At any given time, there are 476,000 people in hospitals, leaving 2,024,000
to do the work.
Now there are 1,211,998 people in prisons and 812,000 on employment
insurance and welfare.
That leaves just two people to do the work.
You and me.
And there you are sitting on your ass, at your computer, reading jokes.
Nice. Real nice