YOU MIGHT BE ONE OF THE 47% IF:
- If you have ever pawned the title to your car for gas money to get to work and paid 3x what the car was worth to get the title back
- If you have ever applied for a loan and the salesperson laughed so hard they had to excuse themselves from the room
- If you have ever slept in the back seat of your car
- If you know how to bath with a gallon of water you bought at Walmart
- If you grew-up drinking water from the garden hose
- If you know how to wash your hair in the bathroom sink in a handicapped stall in a McDonald’s
- If you know the location of every food bank in your city
- If you don’t earn enough money per year to even file taxes
- If you grew up thinking fried potatoes were a treat and never realized your parents were that poor
- If you never knew that playing with the hose to cool off in summer was because your folks couldn’t afford air conditioning … until you were an adult that had an electric bill of your own one day to pay.
- If you have ever glued a wound shut rather than go see a doctor
- If you have ever sold your own plasma to pay the rent or buy food
- If you know what a red tag on the electric meter means
- If you know how to run cable from the neighbor’s house
- If you have duct tape to fix ANYTHING
- If you’ve ever chosen to eat rather than pay a bill
- If you ever threw lawn jarts in the air and ducked them at the last minute
- If your father ever made you hockey sticks out of plywood so you and your brothers could beat each other senseless on a frozen over puddle in the back yard.
Now it is your turn, everyone add something that you think PROVES you are one of the 47%!!