A survey done of Americans, about their habits and actions.
- 4 out of 5 sing in the car (and probably 4 out of 5 can't sing for beans either)
- 12% of men never use their car blinkers.
- 45% of us consistently follow the speed limit. (This is hard to believe - Get on a highway and go the exact speed limit. Are 45% of the people not passing you - I doubt it)
- 2/3 of us speed up at a yellow light.
- 1/3 of us don't wear seat belts.
- 71% can drive a stick-shift car.
- 44% of men tailgate to speed up the person in front of them. (Hint from Jokemaster: When this happens, accelerate while simultaneously touching your brake - just enough so the break light goes on - scaring the crap out of the guy behind you)
What we shouldn't be doing
- 13% of us admit to occasionally doing our offspring's homework.
- 91% of us lie regularly.
- 27% admit to cheating on a test or quiz.
- 90% believe in divine retribution.
- 10% believe in the 10 Commandments. (That's one Commandment per person on average)
- 82% believe in an afterlife.
- 45% believe in ghosts.
- 10% of us claim to have seen a ghost. (Not Counting Casper)
- 49% believe in ESP.
- 90% of us depend on alarm clocks to wake us.
- 53% read their horoscopes regularly.
- 16% of us have forgotten our own wedding anniversary (mostly men).
- 59% of us say we're average-looking.
- Less than 10% are trilingual.
- 37% claim to know how to use all the features on their VCR.
- 53% prefer ATM machines over tellers.
- 44% reuse tinfoil.
- 57% save pretty gift paper to reuse.
- 66% of women and 59% of men have used a mix to cook and taken credit for doing it from scratch.
- 53% of us would take advice from Anne Landers.
- 28% of us have skinny-dipped. 14% with the opposite sex.
- 51% of adults dress up for a Halloween festivity.
- On average, we send 38 Christmas cards every year.
- 20% of women consider their parents to be their best friends.
Love And Sex
- 2 out of 5 have married their first love.
- Only 4% asked the parents' approval for their bride's hand.
- 29% of us are virgins when we marry. (How many claim they are?)
- The average sexual experience lasts about 39 minutes.
- Men say the average erect penis is 10". Women say it's 4".
- 56% of men have had sex at work.
- 60% of men and 54% of women have had a 1-night stand.
- Women buy 4 out of every 10 condoms sold.
- 1 in 5 men proposed on his knees.
- 6% propose over the phone. (Guys get a clue) (And what percent said yes?)