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Posted on 07/27/2004 2:09:23 PM PDT by Doctor Wu
42 Percent Of Americans Pee In The Shower - 7 Percent Never Bathe
PISCATAWAY, N.Y. (Wireless Flash) -- Urine trouble now. According to a new survey, at least four out of every 10 Americans pee while taking a shower.
According to a shower survey sponsored by VertiSpa, 42 percent urinate while bathing, certainly pissing off the 58 percent who don't.
That's not the only stat splashed from the shower study. The average shower is 101 degrees Fahrenheit and uses nearly 50 gallons of water.
-- 52 percent of Americans sing in the shower, with "Singin' In The Rain" being the top tune.
-- 53 percent of people shower in the morning, while 29 percent wait until evening.
-- Finally, the scariest stat of all: 7 percent of Americans claim they never bathe at all.
I saw this on deployment once. We had a Phantom Sh!tter who would leave large, healthy loads in the most bizarre places...the hood of the battalion commander's humvee, in the portable shower units, wherever. It was pretty bizarre. He never got caught.
No, let me guess, she pees in the shower too, and, on the ham.
>>Surely, surely, you all are joking, just having a laugh at the article.<<
Nope. I was at first though...
I can think of no REASON not to plan ahead, and pee before I get in the shower.
Uh, pee hasn't trickled or run or gushed down my leg since I was a toddler, or so I'm told. And I'm not in a rush to experience it again any time soon. Oh, maybe the ladies should 'squat'??
Um, I guess pee before you wash up.
For some reason I thought that I would find you here.
I agree that planning ahead is good. By peeing in the shower I save one tank of toilet water. And there is a certain freedom to not having to worry about splashing. 8^>
Is this a Zogby Poll?
What is the margin of error?
Was it a weekday poll or a weekend poll?
I'm with your ex-gf. Maybe by everyone, your pals were including little kids. Some of us above the age of 3 or 4 have never peed in the shower (little children aside), have never considered it an option, aren't about to, and are telling the truth.
Perhaps some of the supposed shower pee-ers are stretching the truth.
>>No, let me guess, she pees in the shower too, and, on the ham.<<
A man watched his wife cut the ends off a Christmas ham before she put it in the oven. He asked her why she did it. She said it was the way her mom always did it.
Well it just so happened that her mom was there for Christmas dinner so they both asked her why she did it. She said it was the way HER mom always did it.
Well, would you believe the old matriarch was there for Christmas dinner too? They all walked up to her in her wheelchair and asked her why SHE always cut the ends off the ham.
Her response: The oven in the old wood fired stove wasn't very big so I had to cut the ends off to get it to fit.
So tell me again, why is it "uncivilized" to pee in the shower?
That's what *you* think...
TravelMate non-invasive urinary devices enable females to pee through the fly of their clothes while standing
Is there a little "pissing match" going on here?
>>Perhaps some of the supposed shower pee-ers are stretching the truth.<<
Let me tell ya, when I was first told about the birds and the bees, I MOST DEFINITELY thought someone was stretching the truth! They weren't...
>>Some of us above the age of 3 or 4 have never peed in the shower<<
Sometimes, as an adult (in my case, at about age 35 - 15 years ago), you throw off the shackles of intellectually unsupportable tradition and REGAIN your childhood freedom.
>>Is there a little "pissing match" going on here?<<
Well, if we had more snow...
In this case, shouldn't that be "PPPM"?
>>...you throw off the shackles of intellectually unsupportable tradition and REGAIN your childhood freedom.<<
I sound like a stinkin' hippie!
You'll find most of those living in trees in N. California and Oregon.
>>In this case, shouldn't that be "PPPM"?<<
Although I like to adhere to the unwritten law of three letter acronyms, I will now throw off MY self imposed paradigm and applaud the more interesting four letter acronym you suggest!
You can splash about in your own urine all you want. You can even claim that behavior represents the height of civilization. Just don't expect me to agree with you.
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