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Old 02 October 2012, 09:07 PM
jimmy101_again jimmy101_again is offline
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Originally Posted by musicgeek View Post
That seems incredibly unlikely to me, given how many pairings occur at college or later. I know a few married couples who knew each other since childhood/high school, but they are vastly outnumbered by those I know who met at college or once they'd joined the workforce.
Though you have to remember that only a portion of the population goes to college at all. IIRC 45-50% USians have some college (~30% have degrees). For roughly 50% of the population they (1) didn't go to college at all and (2) probably live within 50 miles of where they were born. I believe those are the major factors underlying that statistic (which I've seen before but don't know how true it is.)
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