Limericks, Rated G


Walking to get around is banal;
At best, it’s a laborious crawl;
Compared to cars and airplanes
Or helicopters and trains,
It’s the most pedestrian mode of them all.

According to The New York Times, one study determined that the average American takes around 5,000 steps a day, half of what is generally considered the minimum required to maintain health. That sedentery lifestyle, coupled with rivers of government-subsidized high-fructose corn syrup, regrettably make obesity in tne U.S. a foregone conclusion.

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