DOCTOR, DOCTOR PLEASE CAN YOU CHECK ME OUT?
A SURVEY by purveyors of pulling Lynx has revealed that
British men think they are constantly ‘eyed up’ by the
opposite sex. The poll which surveyed 5,000 men nationwide revealed
that most British blokes think they get checked out by women between
4 and 6 times every single day with a large majority claiming it is
regularly happening in unusual locations.
The survey asked men to reveal the most unusual places where they
have been eyed up in by women and the men of the nation didn’t
disappoint. 45% believe to have had a cheeky wink whilst waiting in
a doctors or dentists surgery, whilst a large number are convinced
that their commute to work is prime time for them to be ogled at by
females, over 40% logged that they regularly get female attention
on their way to work.
A confident 15% were also convinced that potential female employers
were interested in seeing more than their resume during job
interviews. Finally, a number of the men claimed to have been found
drop dead gorgeous by women attending funerals with 9% of those
polled claiming to have exchanged glances whilst in mourning.
Of the men surveyed, the man folk of the North of the England gave
themselves the highest ranking for female attention each day, with
35% of respondents from that area claiming to receive the glad eye
from women up to 6 times a day. Meanwhile, their southern
counterparts were a little more modest with their totals, 30% felt
they received female attention at least 4 times a day. The Scots
sampled were the most humble of the lot with only 22% of those
surveyed admitting that they thought they were looked at least once
a day by women.
BRITISH SUMMER TIME PUTS SAFETY FEARS TO REST
AS MANY as 20% of people have worried for their personal
safety over the last 3 months, according to new research by Legal &
General. With British Summer Time officially beginning on 26
March 2006, the latest findings show that millions of people will be
glad to see the back of the long dark winter nights. 11% admit to
having been troubled by poor street lighting during the winter - and
it’s women (23%), more than men (17%) who have been most concerned
for their general safety while out and about.
The Legal & General Safety Uncovered Index, aimed at better
understanding the UK’s safety concerns, asked a substantial GB
representative sample of 4,000 people which, of a number of safety
issues had caused them concern during the last 3 months.
* 11% are concerned about bad lighting.
* Women are more concerned than men about dark nights (23% compared
to 17% of men).
* Younger people were most worried about dark nights, 22% of 18 to
29 year olds compared to 19% of 50 year olds.
Elaine Parkes, Technical Services Manager at Legal & General’s
General Insurance business said:- “Our research has shown that
a significant portion of the population feel uncomfortable and fear
for their personal safety during the long dark winter nights.
Although the nights are starting to get shorter with the clocks
going forward this weekend, we would encourage everyone to continue
to be just as vigilant about their personal safety during the summer
months as they are during winter. This includes avoiding routes that
are not well lit and sticking to paths they know so they do not feel