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BlueJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-28-07 08:41 PM
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25 most Illiterate Cities in the US (Population over 50000)
http://www.ahalenia.com/id/id11/illiterati.html







1. Miami FL: 63%
2. East LA CA: 57%
3. East St. Louis IL: 56%
4. Compton CA: 55%
5. Newark NJ: 52%
6. Brownsville TX: 50%
7. Union City NJ: 50%
8. San Fernando CA: 49%
9. Camden NJ: 49%
10. Detroit MI: 47%
11. Laredo TX: 47%
12. East Orange NJ: 46%
13. Gary IN: 46%
14. East Palo Alto CA: 45%
15. Orange NJ: 45%
16. Passaic City NJ: 45%
17. Paterson NJ: 45%
18. Augusta GA: 43%
19. Elizabeth NJ: 42%
20. Atlantic City NJ: 42%
21. Miami Beach FL: 41%
22. Hartford CT: 41%
23. East Chicago IN: 41%
24. South Miami Heights FL: 40%

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rug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-28-07 08:49 PM
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1. 9/24 New Jersey
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DainBramaged Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 04:55 AM
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2. Nicely bigoted umscientific bullshit barometer
Edited on Sat Dec-29-07 04:58 AM by DainBramaged
(Based on 1990 U.S. Census Data)Copyright(c) Portland State University, 1996. Permission granted to CASAS for internet delivery at www.casas.org .



When you dig deep, you find out that their little study is a meaningless bit of palp. Crap.



https://www.casas.org/lit/litcode/Detail.CFM?census__AR...
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Kucinich4America Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 05:03 AM
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3. Based on 1990? Guess that explains why Texas only made the list twice
It was before Dumbass was governor there.
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Maraya1969 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 10:27 AM
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9. I can't even understand the graphs at those sites. I must be illiterate
also.
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qwertyMike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 05:16 AM
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4. Cuba
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.8%
male: 99.8%
female: 99.8% (2002 census)

From the DREADED CIA Fact book

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-fact...

Though Bruce Springsteen seems like one of the literates from NJ
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 07:04 AM
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5. There's only 24 cities on that list.
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CreekDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 07:27 AM
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6. that's funny!
:rofl:
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originalpckelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 10:05 AM
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8. HA!
:rofl:
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BlueJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 10:28 AM
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10. LOL!...I was waiting for someone to catch that ! (although it wasn't my idea)
One of my friends thought it would be Appropriate. :)
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 10:03 AM
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7. The folks who did that web page should have used spellcheck
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CreekDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 01:21 PM
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11. actually, i think they were making fun of these lists
notice they spelled "saluted" as "saltued"
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Pierre.Suave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 01:30 PM
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12. Detroit...
no surprise there...
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CreekDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 01:31 PM
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13. Oh boy...
:popcorn: :hide:
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Pierre.Suave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 01:34 PM
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14. yeah
it is no secret I despise Detroit, and its surrounding communities.

Michiganders better do something quick or I suspect there will be no state left to reclaim from whatever the hell you all did to it...
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