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Elles's Avatar Jump to comment 9 by Elles

"Norway is ranked first in life expectancy, literacy, education, and standard of living."

Erm... life expectancy is up there, yeah, at 70.78, but that actually puts it at number 19 according to the CIA world fact book.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2102.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_life_expectancy

Literacy, at 99.0% is good and all, but Cuba, Estonia, and Poland still has first at 99.8%.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_literacy_rate

I mean, yeah. You can still say that's pretty damned good. It is damned good... but it's not honest saying that it's ranked "first" is it?

Either way, I laughed pretty darn hard at "I hope they speak Norwegian in HELL!"

Fri, 19 Jun 2009 13:22:00 UTC | #372117