[Ads-l] Jobless = anyone not employed, including retirees

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 3 23:06:45 UTC 2016

I saw this webpage today:

This, to me, is a bad use of jobless, even if technically correct. Are
children jobless? Non-working spouses? Anecdotal proof of "lies, damned
lies, and statistics", in my book.


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