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Er - what decent job would that be?

Functional illiteracy for the working class has become the whole point of education in the US.

Employers are complaining a little, but they'd be complaining a whole lot more if education actually worked to educated workers.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Sat Jan 25th, 2014 at 07:13:30 AM EST
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Nah. They are sufficiently literate that they can read the Bible. That, after all, is the point of literacy. The rest of the dis-function follows from that.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Jan 25th, 2014 at 09:40:05 PM EST
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