Are You Normal?


Supposedly True Facts About Americans


	Only 30% of us can flare our nostrils.

	21% of us don't make our bed daily.  5% of us never do.

	Men do 29% of laundry each week.  Only 7% of women trust their
     		husbands to do it correctly.
  
	40% of women have hurled footwear at a man.
  
	85% of men don't use the slit in their underwear.
  
	67.5% of men were tightie whities (briefs).
  
	The average bra size today is 36C whereas 10 years ago it was a 34B.
  
	85% of women wear the wrong bra size.
  
	3 out of 4 of us store our dollar bills in rigid order with singles 
		leading up to higher denominations.
  
	13% of us admit to occassionally doing our offspring's homework.
  
	91% of us lie regularly.
  
	27% admit to cheating on a test or quiz.
  
	29% admit they've intentionally stolen something from a store.
  
	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.
  
	82% believe in an afterlife.
  
	45% believe in ghosts.
  
	13% (mostly men) have spent a night in jail.
  
	29% of us are virgins when we marry.
  
	58.4% have called into work sick when we weren't.
  
	10% of us switch tags in the store to pay less for an item.
  
	Over 50% believe in spanking - but only a child over 2 years old.
  
	35% give to charity at least once a month.
  
	How far would you go for $10 million?  25% would abandon their
     		friends, family, and church.  7% would murder.
  
	69% eat the cake before the frosting.
  
	When nobody else is around, 47% drink straight from the carton.
  
	85% of us will eat Spam this year.
  
	70% of us drink orange juice daily.
  
	Snickers is the most popular candy.
  
	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.
  
	22% leave the glob of toothpaste in the sink.
  	
	The typical shower is 101 degrees F.
  
	Nearly 1/3 of U.S. women color their hair.
  
	9% of women and 8% of men have had cosmetic surgery.
  
	53% of women will not leave the house without makeup on.
  
	58% of women paint their nails regularly.
  
	62% of us pop our zits.
  
	33% of women lie about their weight.
  
	10% of us claim to have seen a ghost.
  
	57% have had deja vu.
  
	49% believe in ESP.
  
	4 out of 5 of us have suffered from hemorrhoids.
  
	The average girl starts her period at age 12.
  
	44% have broken a bone.
  
	Only 30% of us know our cholesterol level.
  
	14% have attended a self-help meeting.
  
	15% regularly go to a shrink.
  
	78% would rather die quickly than live in a retirement home.
 
	46.5% of men say they ALWAYS put the seat down after they've used
     		the toilet, yet women claim to ALWAYS find it up.
  
	30% of us refuse to sit on a public toilet seat.
  
	54.2% of us always wash our hands after using the toilet.
  
	23.5% admit they don't always flush.
  
	45.2% pee in the shower.
  
	44.9% pee in the ocean.
  
	28.1% pee in the pool.
  
	55.2% will let someone else come in the bathroom while they're 
		sitting the toilet.
  
	39% of us peek in our host's bathroom cabinet.  17% have ever been
     		caught by the host.
  
	81.3% would tell an acquaintance to zip his pants.
  
	29% of us ignore RSVP.
  
	71.6% of us eavesdrop.
  
	22% are functionally illiterate.
  
	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.
  
	20% of us have played in a band at one time in our life.
  
	40% of us have had music lessons.
  
	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% read their horoscopes regularly.
  
	16% of us have forgotten our own wedding anniversary (mostly men).
  
	59% of us say we're average-looking.
  
	Blacks are more than twice as likely to call themselves beautiful.
  
	90% of us depend on alarm clocks to wake us.
  
	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.
  
	2 out of 5 have married their first love.
  
	The biggest cause of matrimonial fighting is money.
  
	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.
  
	45% of us consistantly follow the speed limit.
  
	2/3 of us speed up at a yellow light.
  
	1/3 of us don't wear seat belts.
  
	12% of men never use their car blinkers.
  
	44% of men tailgate to speed up the person in front of them.
  
	25% of us drive after we've been drinking.
  
	4 out of 5 sing in the car.
  
	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.
  
  	The most common fantasy is oral sex.
  
	Women buy 4 out of every 10 condoms sold.







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