Interesting Fact (non-golf)

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Interesting Fact (non-golf)

Post by bkuehn1952 » Fri Feb 12, 2016 11:07 am

Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
A. Their birthplace

At first one thinks this can't be true. I suspect of our LG crew, the vast majority do not live within 50 miles. However, many kids under the age of 18 live where they were born. So though a minority of adults live less than 50 miles away, the homebodies added to the kids gets us to 50% (plus all the college graduates living in the basement).
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Re: Interesting Fact (non-golf)

Post by jasonfish11 » Fri Feb 12, 2016 11:49 am

I also would say a good number of adults live within 50 miles of where they were born.

If I think of my 10 best friends growing up only 5 of them live more than 50 miles from their birth place, and only 2 of us live more than 50 miles from where we grew up (3 of my friends moved to where they live now when they were young).
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Re: Interesting Fact (non-golf)

Post by MattF » Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:10 pm

Interesting. Obviously, this is not the case for me...and yes, I'm an American now.

It will also not be true, eventually, of our son, when we move to sunny Florida.

But, if I was still living back in Sydney, it would be true.
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