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Thursday, July 24, 2014
     Q:  One in five people can't remember the last time they did this ...
     A:  The last time they had fun!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
     Q:  Today is National Hot Dog Day!   When it comes to hot dogs, what is the significance
           of the number '6'? 
     A:   It takes the average person 6.1 bites to eat a hot dog!  

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
     Q:  A baby will experience this 780 times in it's first year of life ...
     A:  Will have it's photograph taken!

Monday, July 21, 2014
     Q:  70% of men say that this is a high-priority when choosing a home ...
     A:  A walk-in closet!

Friday, July 18, 2014
     Q:  The average person will do this 4 times a day ...
     A:  Talk to themselves! 

Thursday, July 17, 2014
     Q:  70% of women surveyed said men over 35 look ridiculous when they do this ...
     A:  Wear their hat backwards!   

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
     Q:  20% of people who say they do this, never really do ...
     A:  Work out!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
     Q:  In a recent survey, people were asked to list the most stressful events that had taken 
           place in their lives.  What came in at number one?
     A:  Buying or selling your home  (#2 was a divorce) 

Monday, July 14, 2014
     Q:  46% of moms say that this is the biggest source of their stress ...
     A:  Their husbands!

Friday, July 11, 2014
     Q:  Nearly half of women surveyed say that they would rather go hungry than to 
           give this up...
     A:  Their hair appointment!

Thursday, July 10, 2014
     Q:  This thing has at least 280 kinds of bacteria on it ... what is it?
     A:  Your steering wheel!

Thursday, June 26, 2014
     Q:  On any given day, 5% of us will make a phone call to do this ... What is it?
     A:  Find a misplaced cell phone!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
     Q:  When it comes to cleaning the bathroom, men are 4 times more likely than women
           to do this in lieu of actual cleaning ...
     A:   Spray air-freshener!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
     Q:  The average one of these lasts 22 seconds.  What is it?
     A:   A voice-mail greeting!

Monday, June 23, 2014
     Q:  When asked, "What would you do with an extra hour each day?", a survey revealed
           this to be the #1 answer.  What was it?
     A:  Relax!   (#2 was spend time with family, #3 was exercise, #5 was sleep)

Friday, June 20, 2014
     Q:  On average, in 2003 we bought 15 per year.  Today, we average only 4 per year....
     A:  Buy DVD's!  

Thursday, June 19, 2014
     Q:  46% of Americans stated that they have managed to do this just by asking ...
     A:  Get a pay raise!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
     Q:  The average length of time a woman has with this person is 12 years.  What person?
     A:  Her hairdresser!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
     Q:  27% of men will do this when they are having a bad day ... do what?
     A:  Break something! 

Monday, June 16, 2014
     Q:  The average age that a child starts asking for this is 4 1/2 ... what is it?
     A:  A cell phone! 

Friday, June 13, 2014
     Q:  35% of fathers embarrass their daughters by doing this ...
     A:  Walking around without a shirt on in front of her friends!

Thursday, June 12, 2014
     Q:  On average, when sons and daughters turn 41, they no longer do this with their Dad ...
     A:   They no longer ask Dad to fix or build things for them (dripping pipes, decks, etc.) 

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
     Q:  When asked what father did best during the baby's first weeks, 21% of new mothers said what?
     A:  Stayed out of the way! 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
     Q:  When asked what they most appreciated about their Dad, teenagers ranked this first ...
     A:   Driving them places!

Monday, June 9, 2014
     Q:  In a recent survey, teenagers said that this is the #1 way that their dad embarrasses them ...
     A:  Dancing in public!

Friday, June 6, 2014
     Q:  If you really want to relieve tension and stress, you should do this once a day ...
     A:  Scream!

Thursday, June 5, 2014
     Q:  23% of people say if they skip this in the morning, they feel guilty about it the rest of the day ...
     A:  Make the bed!

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
     Q:  The average person has 150 of these, but really only uses about 15 of them ...
     A:   TV channels! 

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
     Q:  In a recent survey, college students were asked "Who would your perfect roommate be?"
           What was the number one answer?
     A:   Their MOMS!
 
Monday, June 2, 2014
     Q:  The average duration of this lasts 4 and a half years ...
     A:  A friendship!

Friday, May 30, 2014
     Q:  It takes an average of 5 times to get this right...
     A:  Take a 'selfie'!

Thursday, May 29, 2014
     Q:  The average guy spends one month of his life doing this ...
     A:  Looking for missing socks!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
     Q:  1 in 10 people get so stressed about this that it makes them cry ...
     A:  Traffic!

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
     Q:  Men commit this driving infraction 3 times as much as women ...
     A:  Littering while driving! 

Monday, May 26, 2014
     Q:  27% of families have a relative that will do this at a Memorial Day barbecue ...
     A:  Burp at the table!

Friday, May 23, 2014
     Q:  The longer you go to school, the bigger this gets ...
     A:   Your signature!

Thursday, May 22, 2014
     Q:  More women do this driving to work than men ... what is it?
     A:  Drive with the gas tank on "E"!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
     Q:  Waitresses who do this simple little thing, on average, get a bigger tip.  What is it?
     A:   Drawing a 'smiley face' on the check!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
     Q:  15% of men admit to doing this before a big meeting ...
     A:   Having a beer! 

Monday, May 19, 2014
     Q:  Doing this will reduce your stress and make you healthier ...
     A:  Singing! 

Friday, May 16, 2014
     Q:  This is 30% more likely to happen on "Casual Friday" ... what is it?
     A:  Flirting with co-workers!

Thursday, May 15, 2014
     Q:  When asked what word best describes their dream vacation, women said "romantic".  
           What word did men say described their dream vacation?
     A:   Cheap!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
     Q:  This is true for about 50% of us right now.  What is it?
     A:  We're late!

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
     Q:  1/3 of women actually do this when getting ready for a big night out ...
     A:   Talk to themselves in the mirror!

Monday, May 12, 2014
     Q:  It was revealed in a survey that this phrase is the most annoying thing you can say to your boss ...
     A:  "With all due respect" ... 

Friday, May 9, 2014
     Q:  12% of Americans don't use these after they are given to them ...
     A:   Prescriptions!

Thursday, May 8, 2014
     Q:  34% of newlyweds said they'd change this about their wedding if they could ...
     A:  Change their wedding song!
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
     Q:  Only 3% of Americans have ever eaten here ...
     A:   In a bathtub!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
     Q:  The average person does this at least once a day ...
     A:   Breaks a law!

Monday, May 5, 2014
     Q:  If you talk about this at work, you're more likely to get ahead ...
     A:  Sports!

Friday, May 2, 2014
     Q:  This location is where the greatest number of arguments happen ...
     A:  Parking lots!  (sporting events #2, Bars #1!)

Thursday, May 1, 2014
     Q:  In a recent survey, 18% of people  said that they were "nicer to other people" on days that this happened ... 
     A:   When they were having a good hair day!
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
     Q:  When married couples were asked to describe their mate in one word, 
           this word appeared most often in the survey ...
     A:   "Stubborn"!

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
     Q:  40% of women say they'd break up with their man if they didn't like this about him ...
     A:  His taste in music!

Monday, April 28, 2014
     Q:  If you have a 'desk job' you do this more often ...
     A:  Go to the bathroom!

Friday, April 25, 2014
     Q:  The average American family throws away about 70 of these a year
           even though they are totally useable.  What are they?
     A:  The heels of a loaf of bread!

Thursday, April 24, 2014
     Q:  UFO experts say that the best way to avoid getting abducted by aliens 
           is to do this ...
     A:  Sleep on your stomach!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
     Q:  GQ Magazine says about 37% of guys admit that they have purchased a gift
           for their 'significant other' here ... Where is it?
     A:  At a gas station!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
     Q:  About 60% of Americans would like to see this as their workplace ...
     A:  Their significant other!

Monday, April 21, 2014
     Q:  About 15% of Americans have taken a day off work because of THIS.  What is it?
     A:  A stubbed toe!

Friday, April 18, 2014
     Q:  A recent survey revealed that the #1 'comfort food' for women was ice cream.
          What was the #1 'comfort food' for men?
     A:  Soup!

Thursday, April 17, 2014
     Q:  Nearly 30% of us admit that we've done this at the office.  What is it?
     A:  Gone through a co-worker's desk drawers!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
     Q:  70% of people who own one don't use it for it's original purpose.  What is it?
     A:  A garage!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
     Q:  In a recent survey, 1,000 adults were asked:  "What is your least enjoyable activity?"
          Paying taxes was #3.  What was #1?
     A:  Attending a funeral! 

Monday, April 14, 2014
     Q:  22% of men have admitted to doing this at their own wedding reception ...
     A:  Snuck out to check sports scores!

Monday, April 7, 2014
     Q:  The #1 place we lose our cell phone ...
     A:   The grocery store!

Friday, April 4, 2014
     Q:  It takes women 45% longer to do this than men.  What is it?
     A:  Read a menu!    

Thursday, April 3, 2014
     Q:  1 in 9 people admit that they are afraid of this at the office ...
     A:   The copy machine!

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
     Q:  20% of couples say this is a regular topic of arguments between them ...
     A:  How much time they spend in the shower!

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
     Q:  3 out of 4 wives said that they wished their husband did more of this ...
     A:  Hold hands!

Monday, March 31, 2014
     Q:  1 in 9 Americans say that this is the scariest creature on earth ...
     A:   The cockroach!

Friday, March 28, 2014
     Q:  2% of people have actually cried over this in the past year ...
     A:  Computer issues!

Thursday, March 27, 2014
     Q:  According to a recent study, this smell makes us behave better ...
     A:  Fresh baked bread!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
     Q:  7% of us admit to doing this in high school (it involved our parents) ...
     A:   Forged our parents signature! 

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
     Q:  Americans throw away 92% of these without using them.  Throw away what?
     A:  Instructions!

Monday, March 24, 2014
     Q:  11% of parents surveyed want their kids to learn about the 'birds and the bees' from who?
     A:   The internet and TV!

Friday, March 21, 2014
     Q:  2% of the college kids who are going on Spring break this year want to do this ...
     A:  To meet someone they can marry. 

Thursday, March 20, 2014
     Q:  The world record for the most number of these held in one hand is 24.
           What is it?
     A:   Golf balls!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
     Q:  1/3 of Walt Disney World's visitors have this in common ...
     A:   They're adults who go without children!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
     Q:  Researchers say we become "visibly agitated" if we have to wait 
           more than 40 seconds for what? ...
     A:  An elevator!

Monday, March 17, 2014
     Q:  39% of Americans believe that wearing green today will do this ...
     A:   Increase your chances of meeting someone special!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
     Q:  The average person uses 57 of these each day ...
     A:  Sheets of toilet paper! 

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
     Q:  28% of us have committed this fashion faux paus ...
     A:  Worn a piece of clothing with a price tag still on it!

Monday, March 10, 2014
     Q:  10% of American men admit that they do this in the shower ...
     A:  Shave their legs!

Friday, March 7, 2014
     Q:  Couples who do not complain about this tend to have better marriages ...
     A:  Flatulence!

Thursday, March 6, 2014
     Q:  When it comes to the cup-holder in our vehicle, 18% of us keep this in it ...
     A:  Garbage!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
     Q:  8 in 10 women say that these people annoy them.  Who are they?
     A:  Facebook friends!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
     Q:  Mardi Gras kicks off in New Orleans today.  What is it that local health officials
           are warning people about?
     A:  Dirty beads (passed from person to person, dropped in the dirt, into kids' mouths, etc.)

Monday, March 3, 2014
     Q:  In a survey of pet owners, 14% admitted that they do this on a regular basis ...
     A:  Have dreams about their pet!

Friday, February 28, 2014
     Q:  New research suggests that women have 'bigger' ones than men.  What is it?
     A:  Hangovers!

Thursday, February 27, 2014
     Q:  In a recent survey, people were asked:  "If you could make anything in your lives 
           30% bigger, what would it be?  19% said they wanted bigger ... what? ...
     A:  Muscles!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
     Q:  24% of men and women say that this is their biggest worry on their wedding day ...
     A:  Having a pimple on their face!

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
     Q:  Experts say an average of 20 people touch this item before anyone buys it ...
     A:  A greeting card!

Monday, February 24, 2014
     Q:  Outside their homes and jobs, Americans spend more time here than anywhere else ...
     A:  Shopping malls!

Friday, February 21, 2014
     Q:  57% of people did this to themselves when they were kids.  What is it?
     A:  Gave themselves a haircut!

Thursday, February 20, 2014
     Q:  Women are more likely to smile than men when doing this ... doing what?
     A:  Giving bad news!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
     Q:  85% of streakers have this in common ... what is it?
     A:  They wear shoes!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
     Q:  86% of us admit that we have done this at the movies ...
     A:  Cried during a movie!

Monday, February 17, 2014
     Q:  In 1860, Abraham Lincoln received a letter recommending that he do what before the election?
     A:  Grow a beard!  (the letter was sent by a child).  

Friday, February 14, 2014
     Q:  Who gets the most Valentine's Day cards?
     A:  Teachers!  (followed by kids, mothers, wives & sweethearts)

Thursday, February 13, 2014
     Q:  42% of cab drivers admit that they have done this ...
     A:   Pretended that they didn't speak English so they wouldn't have to converse with
            their customer!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
     Q:  It takes about 39,000 gallons of water to make an average one of these ...
     A:   An automobile!

Tuesday, February, 11, 2014
     Q:  When it comes to purchasing a Valentine's Day gift for their sweeties, many men
           make the mistake of buying this item, which is really 'a gift for them' ...
     A:   Skimpy lingerie! 

Monday, February 10, 2014
     Q:  When it comes to a romantic kiss, 50% of adults said that bad breath
           would be a turn-off.  The other 50% said that this would be a turn-off.  What was it?
     A:   If the person had a cold! 

Friday, February 7, 2014
     Q:  15% of workers admit that they keep this in their desk or work area ...
     A:   A secret stash of food! 
     
Thursday, February 6, 2014
     Q:  10% of us have one of these in our car ...
     A:   A french fry!
     
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
     Q:  According to a new survey, this is America's #1 condiment ...
     A:  Mayonnaise!    (Not Salsa...that is classified as a 'dip')

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
     Q:  4% of American families spend $50 a week on this ...
     A:  Their kid's allowance!!   (1% spend $100 a week).

Monday, February 3, 2014
     Q:  Sales of this increase 20% the day after the Super Bowl ...
     A:  Antacid!

Friday, January 31, 2014
     Q:  Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day nation-wide for pizza sales.  What day comes in second?
     A:  New Year's Eve!  

Thursday, January 30, 2014
     Q:  64% of women are guilty of this fashion error, & 2/3 of those aren't even aware of it ...
     A:  Wearing a bra that does'nt fit! 

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
     Q:  95% of us get nervous when we hear this 4-word phrase that begins with 'we' ...
     A:  "We need to talk"  

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
     Q:  66% of women would rather receive this than a wedding proposal.  What is it?
     A:  A job promotion!

Monday, January 27, 2014
     Q:  80% of men who have these, don't use them.  What are they?
     A:  The opening flap at the front of their underwear! 

Friday, January 24, 2014
     Q:  33% of us get annoyed with friends who do this ...
     A:  Post meaningless status updates and selfies on Facebook!

Thursday, January 23, 2014
     Q:  This is the best selling frozen food in America ...
     A:   Frozen orange juice  (Minute Maid)  (survey done a few years ago) 

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
     Q:  When it comes to a first date, 8% of people say that they have 
           experienced this embarrassing situation ...
     A:   Gotten their date's name wrong!!

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
     Q:  When you order a pizza with 'everything', health experts say that this
           is the healthiest ingredient on it ...
     A:  The green peppers! 

Monday, January 20, 2014
     Q:  Move over cupcakes and cro-nuts, this is the new food trend (and it's very simple) ...
     A:  Toast!

Friday, January 17, 2014
     Q:  Doing this for just one minute can help you relax for an hour ...
     A:  Laugh! 

Thursday, January 16, 2014
     Q:  A new study finds that men who do not get dates online all have one thing in common.  
          What is it?
     A:  They're using emoticons!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
     Q:  This has an average life span of 2 months (it is not alive & usually dies by March) ...
     A:   A New Year's diet!
 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
     Q:  43% of single women admit that they have done this in the past year ...
     A:  Gone on a date to get a free meal!

Monday, January 13, 2014
     Q:  When it comes to breakfast, 80% of us have never experienced this ...
     A:  Had breakfast in bed!

Friday, January 10, 2014
     Q:  In a recent survey, 14% of men admitted that they have never done this easy
           household task ...
     A:   Put a new roll of toilet paper on the holder!

Thursday, January 9, 2014
     Q:  Despite the fact that it takes hundreds of hours of training to do this job correctly,
           60% of American men believe they could do this without any training ...
     A:   Fly a commercial airliner!

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
     Q:  In a survey of girls and boys, ages 13 to 25, 75% of the boys and 83% of the girls
           think this is a problem among young men ...
     A:   Wearing too much cologne!  

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
     Q:  Each year in the U.S., approximately 80,000 people are bitten by what?
     A:  Other humans!

Monday, January 6, 2014
     Q:  There's an 11% chance that after you get married, this will happen to you ...
     A:   Your mother (or mother-in-law) will move in with you!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
     Q:  Over 40% of single adults say that they'll be doing this this Christmas ...
     A:   Spending the holidays with friends, instead of family!

Monday, December 16, 2013
     Q:  When it comes to shopping, 2 out of 3 men say they've done this ...
     A:   Shopped on Christmas Eve!

Friday, December 6, 2013
     Q:  A poll of adults found this to be the thing that causes them the 
           most stress ...
     A:   Moving!   (Christmas shopping in December was #4)

Thursday, December 5, 2013
     Q:  71% of men say that this determines how much time they'll spend
           Christmas shopping ...
     A:   How well their favorite football team is doing!  

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
     Q:  The average person does this six times a month ...
     A:  Eats 6 TV dinners or frozen food 'sides'! 

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
     Q:  8% of men have done this to impress a woman.  What is it?
     A:  Taken dance lessons!

Monday, December 2, 2013
     Q:  According to Glamour magazine, Mondays are the least popular day to do what?
     A:  Go on a date!

Friday, November 29, 2013
     Q:  The average person burned 70 calories doing this yesterday ...
     A:   Eating their dinner!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
     Q:  In a random survey, 24% of family members will do this in private on Thanksgiving Day ...
     A:  Stick their finger in a pie! 

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
     Q:  4% of people have embarrassed themselves at Thanksgiving dinner by doing this ...
     A:   Sitting down and breaking a chair!
  
Monday, November 25, 2013
     Q:  In a Butterball survey, 36% of persons admitted that this happened with their turkey ...
     A:  They took a picture of it! 

Friday, November 22, 2013
     Q:  58% of women will do this during the Thanksgiving Day dinner ...
     A:   Yell at their significant other for continuing to watch sports while dinner is on the table! 

Thursday, November 21, 2013
     Q:  71% of us will do this at a meal during the holiday season ...
     A:   Eat a holiday food-dish we dislike!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
     Q:  In 1957, a 'medium' one of these was about 3 cups.  Today, a 'medium' is 16 cups ...
     A:   Movie theater popcorn!
  
Monday, November 18, 2013
     Q:  The most popular color for one of these is blue.  What is it?
     A:  A toothbrush!

Friday, November 15, 2013
     Q:  The average health enthusiast will eat 450 of these a year ...
     A:   Carrot sticks!

Thursday, November 14, 2013
     Q:  The average person  sheds these every 3 to 5 months ...
     A:   Eye lashes!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
     Q:  According to a Butterball survey, one in 4 guys say they'll be doing this on Thanksgiving Day ...
     A:   Helping in the kitchen!

Monday, November 11, 2013
     Q:  In 2003, the average adult bought about 15 of these a year.  Today, they buy 4 a year ...
     A:   DVD's!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
     Q:  According to a recent survey, Wednesday is the most likely day for employees to do this ...
     A:   Nod off! 

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
     Q:  25% of people surveyed admitted that they have done this on-line ...
     A:   Communicated with their 'first love'! (64% of us have looked them up on-line, but 25% have made contact) 

Monday, November 4, 2013
     Q:  30% of men who exercise and train hard suffer from this ...
     A:   Stretch marks!

Friday, November 1, 2013
     Q:  According to research, 2:16 p.m. is the optimal time to do this ...
     A:   Drink coffee! 

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
     Q:  25% of Americans believe that these are living among us ...
     A:   Witches!

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
     Q:  When it comes to Halloween parties at work, bosses advise that you not do this ...
     A:   Dress up like the boss!

Monday, October 28, 2013
     Q:  Americans will eat 790 million pounds of this over Halloween.  What is it?
     A:   Pumpkin pie!

Friday, October 25, 2013
     Q:  34% of people polled believe in ghosts.  5% of people say they have seen this ...
     Q:  A monster in their closet! 

Thursday, October 24, 2013
     Q:  7,878 men in the U.S. hurt themselves each year doing this inside, household chore ...
     A:   While ironing clothes!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
     Q:  When it comes to trusting their employees, 14% of employers admit that they have done this ...
     A:   Driven by a sick employee's home to see if they were there!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
     Q:  23% of wives say they do this without their husband's knowledge ...
     A:   Toss his torn, worn undies!

Monday, October 21, 2013
     Q:  Researchers have discovered that all mammals take approximately 21 seconds to do this ...
     A:   Urinate!

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
     Q:  The average person 'loses' over 5 1/2 hours a year doing this errand ...
     A:   Getting cash at a bank, ATM, cash advance place, etc.!

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
     Q:  In a survey of men, they listed this as their #1 fear ...
     A:   Going bald!

Monday, October 7, 2013
     Q:  A majority of people agree that males make messy roommates.  65% surveyed accuse
           their messy roommates of doing this ...
     A:   Leaving dirty dishes under their bed! 

Friday, October 4, 2013
     Q:  In a survey of over 6,000 women, they said they DO NOT want to see men wearing these ...
     A:   Flip-flops or sandals! 

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
     Q:  The average adult will experience this with 14 different people in their lives ...
     A:   Romantic kisses (not family kisses)! 
 

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