I have this friend, Dave Wilburn, whom I met long ago when I was an active member of Fark. Since then, both Dave and I have stopped using Fark as it makes us want to punch infant children – but we’ve remained fairly good friends on facebook. I have him post blog articles of mine to reddit, and he constantly tells me I need to move to Texas and get in his kitchen and make me a sandwich and then get on my knees. It’s a very productive relationship as far as I’m concerned.
Last Friday, he posted the following image to facebook:
I giggled, then wondered what the rational for each of these was and found this post which actually explains what the statistics are for each one. (The only one I really took offense to was the “Worst Drivers” because obviously, the worst drivers come from Maryland.)
The best part was the following comment:
Jeff Wysaski says:
Actually, I had to leave DC out because they were the absolute WORST at so many things (it would have left fewer things to assign to other states). Basically, they have the highest rate of murder, drug use, crime and much more. Here’s a link for a few stats:
I love DC so much.