American Facts

  • Only 30% of them can flare their nostrils.
  • 21% of them don’t make their bed daily 5% of them 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 wear 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 them store their dollar bills in rigid order with singles leading up to higher denominations.
  • 13% of them admit to occasionally doing their offspring’s homework.
  • 91% of them 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 them are virgins when we marry.
  • 58.4% have called into work sick when we weren’t.
  • 10% of them switch tags in the store to pay less for an item.
  • Over 50% believe in spanking – but only for 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 them will eat Spam this year.
  • 70% of them drink orange juice daily.
  • Snickers is the most popular candy.
  • 22% of them skip lunch daily.
  • 9% of them skip breakfast daily.
  • 66% of them eat cereal regularly.
  • 22% of all restaurant meals include french fries.
  • 14% of them eat the watermelon seeds.
  • Only 13% brush their 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 them pop their zits.
  • 33% of women lie about their weight.
  • 10% of them claim to have seen a ghost.
  • 57% have had dejavu.
  • 49% believe in ESP.
  • 4 out of 5 of them have suffered from hemorrhoids
  • 44% have broken a bone.
  • Only 30% of them know their 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 them refuse to sit on a public toilet seat.
  • 54.2% of them always wash their 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 using the toilet.
  • 39% of them peek in their host’s bathroom cabinet. 17% have been caught by the host.
  • 81.3% would tell an acquaintance to zip his pants.
  • 29% of them ignore RSVP.
  • 71.6% of them 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 them wouldn’t give up their spouse even for a night for a million bucks.
  • 20% of them have played in a band at one time in their life.
  • 40% of them 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 them have forgotten their own wedding anniversary (mostly men).
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8 responses to “American Facts

  1. That is how mnay admit it 😉

    The ignoring RSVP thing is more like 99.999%

  2. Well now. Some of those make me feel better. Others? Not so much.

  3. Where do you and Dazd come up with this stuff?

  4. Hammer…Boy I agree on the rsvp thing, I thing out of all the times I’ve sent out invitations I’ve only gotten back 2 rsvp’s.

    Freddie…This statement had me wondering about the validity of the whole survey. “91% of them lie regularly. ”

    Becky…We can’t reveal our artistic secrets. 🙂

  5. “91% of them lie regularly.” So am I too assume that only 9% of these facts are correct?

    Just saying…

  6. Good response to Becky, MrsJ. lol

  7. dragonlady474

    Woohoo! I’m part of that 20% that’s been in a band.

  8. who the heck eats Spam?

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