Thursday, June 12, 2008

Women Think Shopping, Men Think About Sex,-men-think-about-sex.html

The Daily Telegraph [UK]
11 June 2008

Women think shopping, men think about sex

By Andy Bloxham

Three quarters of young women think about shopping almost as often as young men think about sex, researchers have discovered.

Females between the ages of 19 and 45 think about buying things once every 60 seconds, while men are believed to think of sex every 52 seconds. [...]

Assuming that the average woman sleeps for eight hours a night, the figures mean that women think of shopping 960 times a day - or 6,720 times a week.

The survey, for fashion website, interviewed 778 women between 19 and 45, and 74 per cent admitted to thinking about shopping every minute. [...]