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Old 10-20-2016, 10:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Wendell Wagner View Post
The average life expectancy in the period 1750 to 1800 was 36. The average life expectancy at present is 78. So, yeah, people live a lot longer on average:
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Yes, of course I know that the statistics are skewed by the fact that infant mortality was high.
You used the old, offhand form that implies it was odd to reach 37. This is the Dope, not Louie Boyd's old nonsense column.