S.C. called 8th-laziest U.S. state
South Carolina teems with remote-clenching, sleepy-eyed, unproductive people who rarely exercise and work a mere three hours and 26 minutes a day.
Or so says the latest BusinessWeek ranking.
The magazine rolled together various government studies that examined the nation's sleeping habits, exercise patterns and overall time spent working. The report declared the Palmetto State the eighth-laziest in the country.
Louisiana ranked as the country's laziest state, but South Carolinians spend more time watching TV than in any other state -- averaging three hours and seven minutes per day. The typical South Carolinian also spends eight hours and 42 minutes a day sleeping.
"I would like to know where these people live," said North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey, who chuckled when asked the last time he got more than eight hours of sleep. "I got to move."
Read more in tomorrow's Post and Courier.
Said Berkeley Chamber of Commerce CEO Elaine Morgan: "How can they say that when we have so many industries moving here? They can move anywhere in the world and they chose here."