It's all in a man's belt

Man's belt

Each makeshift hole in a man's belt represents a grave that has buried part of his weight so that his family can be hale and hearty.

Photo credit: Igah | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Our old school mothers had this all figured out. They tied a string around their newborn baby's waist to track and measure their health.
  • They knew there was a correlation between the girth of their baby's tummy and health.

Forget all the complicated calculations economists do to measure a nation's health. Forget all the data that's needed to arrive at such conclusions. 

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