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Monday, 5 July 2010

"Found" Haiku (#194)

The British today -
alone. fatter, drinking more
yet living longer

15 comments:

Kass said...

It just goes to show -
Sartre was wrong about hell.
People are jolly.

David Cranmer said...
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David Cranmer said...

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. ~Winston Churchill

Kay said...

I hear they are happier too! :) very nice

Tabor said...

But they are British...so how do you know...stiff upper lip and all?

TechnoBabe said...

I don't think people live longer alone?

Gwei Mui said...

Are they happier because they've eaten well or because they are alone?

Helen said...

... join the club!

pilgrimchick said...

An amazing, yet indescribable, phenomenon.

Madame DeFarge said...

Must be the longer drinking hours.

Derrick said...

So it's not all bad news then, Dave!

Harlequin said...

against all odds..... it must be the weather, yes?
cheers!

maekitso said...

An interesting finding, Dave!

Dave King said...

Many thanks to you One and All

I thought it an interesting finding - ammunition for either side, cynic or pundit. Personally, I subscribe to the Eat, Drink and be Merry School of Philosophy.

Gerry Snape said...

Who would have believed it! Not my great-uncle Cockran....died at 105, not my grandmother....died at 92 ah me it's hard these days..innit?