Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Offbeat Tuesday

Numbers, Averages And Percentages

85% of men don't use the slit in their underwear.
67.5% of men wear briefs. Yep!
85% of women wear the wrong bra size.
50% admit they regularly sneak food into movie theaters to avoid the high prices of snack foods.
90% believe in divine retribution.
10% believe in the 10 Commandments. Yep!
82% believe in an afterlife. Yep!
45% believe in ghosts. Yep!
29% of us are virgins when we marry.
58.4% have called into work sick when we weren't. Yep!
40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.
On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
35% give to charity at least once a month.
69% eat the cake before the frosting.
When nobody else is around, 47% drink straight from the carton. Yep!
85% of us will eat Spam this year. Yep!
70% of us drink orange juice daily.
Snickers is the most popular candy. Yeah baby!
22% of us skip lunch daily.
9% of us skip breakfast daily.
66% of us eat cereal regularly.
22% of all restaurant meals include French fries.
14% of us eat the watermelon seeds.
Only 13% brush our teeth from side to side.
45% use mouthwash every day. Yep!
29% of us ignore RSVP.
71.6% of us eavesdrop.
Less than 10% are trilingual.
37% claim to know how to use all the features on their VCR.
53% prefer ATM machines over tellers.
56% of women do the bills in a marriage.
2 out of 3 of us wouldn't give up our spouse even for a night for a million bucks.
44% reuse tinfoil.
57% save pretty gift paper to reuse.
53% read their horoscopes regularly.
16% of us have forgotten our own wedding anniversary.
59% of us say we're average-looking.
90% of us depend on alarm clocks to wake us. Yep!
28% of us have skinny-dipped. 14% with the opposite sex. Yeah baby!
51% of adults dress up for a Halloween festivity. Yep!
On average, we send 38 Christmas cards every year.
20% of women consider their parents to be their best friends.
2 out of 5 have married their first love.
Only 4% asked the parents' approval for their bride's hand.
1 in 5 men proposed on his knees.
6% propose over the phone.
71% can drive a stick-shift car. Yep!
45% of us consistently follow the speed limit.
2/3 of us speed up at a yellow light. Yep!
1/3 of us don't wear seat belts.
62% of us pop our zits. Yep!
33% of women lie about their weight.
10% of us claim to have seen a ghost.
Only 30% of us know our cholesterol level. Yep!
14% have attended a self-help meeting.
15% regularly go to a shrink.
78% would rather die quickly than live in a retirement home. Yep!

H/T: Rex


Ambulance Driver said...

73.8% of statistics are made up on the spot. ;)

cmk said...

I just cannot believe that only 28% of people have ever skinny-dipped! Now, I remember one warm, moonless night, the shores of Lake Superior, my husband, me...That's enough of that. :)