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I love this (quote)

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Bags Tue 01-May-12 06:07:54

by Oliver Pritchett

Improbable “new research” update: a study suggests that people living in the countryside are more likely to find true love than those in the city. It claims that, in the city, 23 per cent of people tell their partner “I love you” every day, compared with 51 per cent living in the country. Yes, but if a countryman says “I love you” to his partner once every day, he is almost certainly saying the same thing to his dog 27 times, to his compost heap 14 times and his log pile eight times. And I bet he also gives his sit-on lawnmower a daily hug.

nanachrissy Tue 01-May-12 07:22:39

Honestly! Have they got nothing else to do? hmm

glassortwo Tue 01-May-12 07:35:20

Oh and I wonder what research budget they had for that insight into the lives of country mouse city mouse hmm

Bags Tue 01-May-12 08:11:28

Perhaps we don't need to worry about 'scientific' research being underfunded then? wink

Nonu Tue 01-May-12 18:06:31

Life is calmer in the countryside than in the city , however , stimulation is good keeps you on your toes

Mishap Tue 01-May-12 18:09:50

And as for here on the Welsh border - the sheep are much favoured!

gracesmum Tue 01-May-12 18:13:55

Come on, it's Oliver Pritchett, father of Matt the cartoonist!! gringrin I think mishap has got it!

Anagram Tue 01-May-12 18:40:20

*Mishap&! grin Surely that's just a wicked rumour....?

Nonu Tue 01-May-12 19:22:09

Met this charming welshman on last holiday who told us that in Wales the men are men and the sheep are afraid , didn"t know what he meant !!! lal