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A little problem with math

Working when you’re dead...

Tarmo Kriis, head of the Employer's Association, said that due to the demographic crisis in Estonia, people ought not to be permitted to start drawing their pensions until they are 67 years of age. The problem is that the CIA World Factbook puts Estonian male life expectancy at 66.58 years. This would require the deceased to have one or more arms out of the grave doing some sort of work for at least four months or so, in order to qualify for a pension and to pay the money he owes the state. -Story courtesy of Jüri Estam

City Paper might add that this is no stretch of the imagination, since our readers frequently remark that there are plenty of jobs dead Estonians are already doing, most of them in the service sector.